YELLOW FISH CURRY

Yellow Fish Curry

With the weather cooling down, I’m always craving comfort foods. For some this means stews and soups, which I also love but one dish I’ve been making repeatedly this year is yellow curry using Malaysian curry paste. The recipe is simple, quick and can be adapted for chicken or fish. So far, The Hubby and I have already made two batches and both turned out delicious. With lots of potatoes, the curry is perfect for lunch and freezes well for future meals! (I still have one portion of chicken curry waiting for me in our freezer now).

Yellow Fish Curry
Serves 4
Yellow Curry with fish featuring Malaysian curry paste
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
35 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 heaping tbsp yellow curry paste
  2. 1/2 cup chicken broth, divided
  3. 1 tsp white sugar
  4. 2 1/2 tsp curry powder
  5. 1 tsp salt
  6. 1 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
  7. 1 (5.6 ounce) can coconut milk
  8. 2 tbsp canola oil
  9. 2 basa fillets (400g)
  10. 2 tbsp minced garlic
  11. 2 tbsp minced ginger
  12. 2 onion, sliced
  13. 4 potatoes, cubed
Instructions
  1. Grate the ginger, mince the garlic and onion, and set aside. Peel the potatoes and chop into approximately 1cm cubes.
  2. In a crock pot on medium heat, add 2 tbsp cooking. Once the oil heats up, add the potatoes fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  3. To the crock pot, add curry powder, yellow curry paste, onions, garlic, ginger and stir fry together for until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken stock, coconut milk, and bring to a boil. Then add the fish chunks and let simmer until the flesh turns opaque.
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Step by Step Photos

Yellow Fish Curry
Assemble ingredients

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Chop and brown the potatoes

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Slice basa fillet into 1 inch chunks

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Add garlic, ginger and onions into the pot with the potatoes and fry until onions brown

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Add in remaining wet ingredients and bring to a boil, add in fish and simmer until the flesh turns opaque

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Bonus: More efficiency happens if your cat supervises