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Broiled Tilapia with Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

Broiled Tilapia with Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

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How To Make Broiled Tilapia with Coconut Curry Sauce

You’ll definitely love this broiled tilapia with a flavorful and well-spiced coconut curry sauce, perfect to be served for dinner over rice!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1tspdark sesame oil,divided
  • 1tbspfresh ginger,minced, peeled
  • 4clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1cupred bell pepper,finely chopped
  • 1cupscallions,chopped
  • 1tspcurry powder
  • 2tspred curry paste
  • ½tspcumin,ground
  • 4tsplow-sodium soy sauce,tamari for gluten-free
  • 1tbspbrown sugar
  • 2tspAsian fish sauce
  • 14ozlight coconut milk,(1 can)
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 6tilapia fillets,(6 oz)
  • salt
  • cooking spray
  • lime wedges,for serving


  1. Preheat the broiler.

  2. Heat ½ teaspoon of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the ginger, garlic, pepper, and scallions, and cook for 1 minute.

  3. Stir in the curry powder, curry paste, and cumin, and cook for 1 minute.

  4. Add the soy sauce, sugar, Asian fish sauce, and coconut milk. Bring to a simmer (do not boil).

  5. Remove from heat, and stir in cilantro or basil if using.

  6. Brush fish with ½ teaspoon of oil, then sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon of salt. Place the fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.

  7. Broil for 7 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  8. Serve fish with sauce, rice, and lime wedges.


  • Calories: 228.16kcal
  • Fat: 10.31g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.50g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.64g
  • Fiber: 1.56g
  • Sugar: 4.40g
  • Protein: 24.62g
  • Cholesterol: 58.16mg
  • Sodium: 578.05mg
  • Calcium: 40.49mg
  • Potassium: 505.73mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 51.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 38.41mg
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