Grouper Coconut Florentine

Grouper Coconut Florentine
Easy - for beginners Serves: 4


Grouper Recipes by Uncle Gene


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 6-ounce Florida grouper fillets
  • 2 cloves Florida garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Florida ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup Florida red onion, diced and divided
  • 1 1/2 cups canned light coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoon fresh Florida lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh Florida cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 splash hot pepper sauce
  • 4 Florida plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Florida red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Florida green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 10-ounce bag Florida spinach, washed


In large sauté pan over medium-high heat, sauté fillets in 1 tablespoon olive oil 2-3 minutes per side until browned. Remove fillets and set aside. Add garlic, ginger and 1/4 cup onion to pan; cook until tender. Add coconut milk, lime juice, cilantro, soy sauce, and hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil and add fillets; simmer 1 minute until fillets are opaque in center. In a separate large sauté pan, heat remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Sauté remaining 1/4 cup onion, tomatoes, bell peppers and spinach until greens are just wilted. Serve fillets on a bed of spinach mixture.

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