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Basa (Swai) Fish in Coconut Sauce

Questoria

"Basa is a mild white fish. This recipe is very quick to make. I serve it with a side of coconut rice to use up the rest of the coconut milk in the can and the fish is done before the rice finishes cooking."
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Ingredients

22 m servings 248 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

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  1. Mix coconut milk, garlic, soy sauce, salt, hot sauce, and black pepper together in a large skillet or wok; add swai fish. Cook over medium-high heat until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 10 minutes.
  2. Stir cornstarch and cold water together in a bowl; mix into fish mixture and cook until sauce is thickened, 2 to 3 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 248 calories; 17.7 g fat; 3.7 g carbohydrates; 18.8 g protein; 53 mg cholesterol; 365 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Followed base recipe and then added a generous amount of curry powder and cayenne to suit our tastes. Also threw in a diced zucchini, one potato, half a red pepper and a dozen shrimp. Finished w...

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It was very blah.

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Followed base recipe and then added a generous amount of curry powder and cayenne to suit our tastes. Also threw in a diced zucchini, one potato, half a red pepper and a dozen shrimp. Finished w...

Such a good recipe for Swai. I've been searching for a fish recipe that is unique, I finally found it. I did make some changes. I added 4 large garlic cloves, shredded sweetened coconut flakes, ...

The only thing I changed was not adding hot sauce, and it was very easy and yummy! I'd never had swai before, and I was pleased! This dish didn't taste sweet like I expected it to, but it was de...

I love this recipe! I took the lead of some of the our fellow chefs and I added curry. I made a much bigger Batch so I adjusted the measurements a little. I also use this as a bass recipe and I ...

I actually took feedback suggestions and added the diced zucchini, potato, red pepper and a whole can [2c] of coconut milk and served this as a soup. I did adjust the spices accordingly. I omit...

Made it for the first time. Looking for a swai/basa recipe with a bit of character, and this fit the bill fully. It was/is delicious. Next time I would add more hot sauce for personal tastes, bu...

Very tasty!

Loved it! Didn't add much hot sauce because the kiddos hate spicy stuff.

While I did make changes, the basic recipe is great! I needed the entree to be mild for health reasons so no hot sauce . I sautéed garlic with a tarragon, shallot spice blend in coconut oil, bu...