Diabetes: Simple yet delicious coconut fish curry recipe

Delicious coconut fish curry with aromatic spices that is so easy to make when you don't want to spend time in the kitchen!

Diabetes curry: This colourful coconut cod curry is inspired by Indian and Thai flavours. It is super easy to make but also very quick. A low-fat and low carb dish that will please the whole family. Team it with brown rice, basmati rice or quinoa to add some carbohydrates.


  • 400 ml or 1 can of coconut milk (1,4R or 14g carbs)
  •  500ml of chicken stock (0,1R or 1g carbs)
  • Cod, 1 per person
  • 150g cherry tomatoes or a big tomato (0,5R or 5g carbs)
  • 150g red onion (0,5R or 5g carbs)
  • 1 big clove of garlic
  • 1 small red chilli
  • 1/4 tsp curcuma , plus some to sprinkle on the cod
  • Parsley
  • 1tsp Red Thai curry paste
  • 10cm piece of ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil


  • First, the fish. I am using cod in this recipe
  • Use frozen cod, defrost or fresh cod 
  • Add turmeric powder to both sides of the fish
  • Set aside
  • Chop a red onion in small cubes
  • In a pan, melt some coconut oil
  • On medium heat, add the onions
  • Let it cook until almost translucent 
  • Add to the pan minced garlic clove
  • Add the ginger
  • Chop a red chilli
  • Add it to the pan
  • Some turmeric powder
  • Thai curry paste
  • Cook until fragrant, do not burn 
  • Add coconut milk
  • Chicken stock
  • Chop a handful of parsley and add to the pan
  • Chop some baby tomatoes in 4 or chop a big tomato. Add
  • Mix
  • Add the cod and let it cook until all done
  • Do not boil
  • Enjoy!

Diabetes & Carb content:

👉This coconut fish curry is is for 6 people and I am serving it with brown rice and mange-tout. You could also serve it with quinoa or bulgur

*For the rice, quinoa or bulgur, add the amount of carbs you want to eat.

*For the mange-tout, remember that 300g of vegetables equals to 1R or 10g carbs


Each plate will contain 0,4R or 4g carbs (2,5 divided by 6)


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