Green Curry Poached Halibut

It’s easy to eat more brain-fueling fish with this fragrant curry recipe. Halibut is a good source of omega-3s as well as vitamin B6 and magnesium, which are important nutrients for the synthesis of brain-signaling neurotransmitters.

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Prep Time
15 min
30 min


  • 2 tbsp avocado oil, divided
  • 4 cups spinach
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup coconut milk beverage
  • 2 tbsp green curry paste
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 2 4-oz halibut fillets
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced


1. In a large skillet on medium-high, heat 1 tbsp oil. Add spinach and garlic; sauté 2 minutes then transfer to a serving dish.

2. In same skillet on medium-high, heat remaining 1 tbsp oil. Add onion and sauté for 3 minutes. Whisk in broth, coconut milk, curry paste and salt. Bring mixture to a simmer and cook until liquid is reduced by half, about 10 minutes.

3. Add halibut to skillet and spoon some of the liquid over top; cook for 1 minute. Cover and poach halibut until it flakes easily with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes. Gently transfer halibut to serving dish over cooked spinach.

4. To liquid in pan, add cilantro, lime zest and lime juice; cook for 1 minute. Ladle liquid over halibut and spinach in serving dish.

NOTE: If following our Meal Plan, refrigerate 1 serving and reheat when called for.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 fillet and 1/2 cup spinach
  • Calories 361
  • Carbohydrate Content 12 g
  • Cholesterol Content 46 mg
  • Fat Content 20 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 33.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 5 g
  • Sodium Content 811 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 11 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 2.5 g

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