Cod With Confetti Coconut Rice Recipe

Cod With Confetti Coconut Rice Recipe

How To Make Cod With Confetti Coconut Rice

Seared cod is served with coconut rice, which is basmati rice cooked in coconut milk along with bell peppers, carots, and jalapeno peppers.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1cupbasmati rice,rinsed
  • ¼cupred bell pepper,seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped
  • ¼cupcarrot,finely chopped
  • ¼cupjalapeño,seeded and minced
  • 4tspsalt,divided
  • 1canThai Kitchen® coconut milk
  • ¼cupwater
  • 24ozpacific cod fillets
  • ½tspground black pepper
  • 1tspMcCormick® dried cilantro leaves
  • 1tbspvegetable oil
  • lime wedge,for garnish


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the rice, bell pepper, carrots, jalapeño, 2 teaspoons salt, Thai Kitchen coconut milk, and water, then stir to combine.

  2. Turn the heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed.

  3. Meanwhile, season the cod fillets on both sides with the remaining 2 teaspoons of salt, the pepper, and McCormick Dried Cilantro Leaves.

  4. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Once the oil is almost smoking, lay each fillet in the pan.

  5. Sear for about 5 minutes until fish releases from pan with ease and is golden brown. Using a fish spatula, flip each fillet and sear on the other side for 3 more minutes until cooked through.

  6. To serve, scoop rice onto each plate and top with a cod fillet. Serve with lime wedges.

  7. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 558.83kcal
  • Fat: 27.63g
  • Saturated Fat: 20.59g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.68g
  • Fiber: 1.48g
  • Sugar: 1.18g
  • Protein: 36.04g
  • Cholesterol: 73.14mg
  • Sodium: 864.86mg
  • Calcium: 68.08mg
  • Potassium: 1059.70mg
  • Iron: 6.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 102.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.23mg
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