Grouper in Coconut and Lime

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Appears in
Floyd's American Pie

By Keith Floyd

Published 1989

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As you’ve guessed by now, grouper is a big favourite in St Pete’s Beach, Florida but, again, this recipe will work for any firm white fish.


  • 3 lb (1.4 kg) grouper or any other firm white fish fillets
  • Juice of 1 lime


Place the fish in a non–metallic dish, pour over the lime juice, add the onions, garlic and a large pinch of pepper, cover and leave to stand for about 30 minutes (a little longer won’t hurt).Then heat the oil in a frying-pan, remove the onions and garlic from the marinade and sauté them in the oil. Add the coconut milk. Put the fish into the pan and cook over a medium heat, basting regularly w