Super-quick fish curry

Super-quick fish curry

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
A low fat fish curry that's ready in a flash, make sure you buy your fish from a sustainable source

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal191
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre2g
  • protein30g
  • salt0.54g
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  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp Madras curry paste (we used Patak's)
  • 400g can tomato



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 200ml vegetable stock
  • sustainable white fish fillets, skinned and cut into big chunks
  • rice or naan bread


  1. Heat the oil in a deep pan and gently fry the onion and garlic for about 5 mins until soft. Add the curry paste and stir-fry for 1-2 mins, then tip in the tomatoes and stock.

  2. Bring to a simmer, then add the fish. Gently cook for 4-5 mins until the fish flakes easily. Serve immediately with rice or naan

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1st Apr, 2017
Can't believe how nice this was considering how long it takes to cook
9th Sep, 2016
This was amazing and so quick and easy to make. Also only used one pan so very few dishes. Will make this again, again and again. Replaced the stock with half a can of coconut milk. Just delicious!
2nd Sep, 2016
1 whole Naan contains 76g carbs. So if you eat Naan with this curry, you will not be able to eat more than 1 tenth of a Naan. That would not satisfy anybody. For this reason the recipe is very misleading. It would be much better to have an egg (or 3) as a starter and leave out the Naan. Much healthier, much more satisfying. It's a very useful recipe but also very misleading!
17th Jun, 2016
help - am about to make this, but the recipe doesn't indicate how much fish?! ... or does it? do i just not see it? has this wine gone right to my head? am assuming a pound or so?
rand a'lthor
19th Jul, 2016
too much wine does do that to you lol,the recipe does indicate for 4 people so calculate how much fish 4 people can eat and chuck it all in! thats what i did,
8th Jun, 2016
Can you freeze fish curry
6th Mar, 2016
Worked ok, but I used Patak Balti paste, which was a bit too mild and 400g tomatoes was a few too many, was more like a fish and tomato stew than a curry. Would be better with more spice and less tomato
5th Feb, 2016
Does what it says on the tin - super quick, super easy and quite yummy. A perfect recipe for a lazy day.
3rd Jun, 2015
I cooked this recipe in a clay pot and loved the results!!  I recenly bought MEC pots and started cooking different  recipes. The best ever tasted one was fish curry.  Since MEC pots are unique; they are made of 100% pure clay, non-toxic and chemical free, they really cooks great.
Experienced cur...
20th Dec, 2015
In south India, fish curries are traditionally cooked in clay pots, so you made a fully authentic curry!


10th Dec, 2014
Can you freeze this once cooked?
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11th Dec, 2014
Hi angela74 you could make the sauce and freeze that, then freeze the raw fish fillets separately. Defrost both when you want to finish the recipe, just pick up the method from step 2. Hope this helps
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