Coconut Curry Halibut

Coconut Curry Halibut

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 (14-ounce) can light coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 3 mint sprigs
  • 3 basil sprigs
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions

  1. 1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium saucepan over high heat, whisking until smooth.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer until reduced to 3/4 cup (about 25 minutes).
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in lime juice, mint, and basil; let stand 5 minutes. Strain into a measuring cup; discard solids. Keep sauce warm.
  4. 2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add oil; swirl to coat. Sprinkle fish evenly with pepper and salt.
  6. Add fish to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
  7. Serve fish with sauce.