Coconut-Fish Chowder

Enjoy this delicious roughy fillet chowder made with rice and coconut milk that is ready in 25 minutes – perfect for a hearty dinner.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked instant rice
8
medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
garlic clove, minced, or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1
can (14 oz.) chicken broth
1
can (14 oz.) reduced-fat (lite) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
1
tablespoon lime juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/8
teaspoon turmeric
1
lb. orange roughy fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
Sliced green onions, if desired
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, combine all ingredients except fish, cilantro and sliced green onions. Bring to a boil.
  • 2 Add fish. Reduce heat; simmer 5 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, stirring occasionally. Stir in cilantro. Sprinkle individual servings with sliced green onions.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    710mg
    710%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    45%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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