Best ever savoury coconut recipes

Try our best ever savoury coconut recipes. Coconut adds a dairy-free creaminess to curries and fresh coconut adds texture to chicken, roast duck and soups

Squash and coconut dal with jammy eggs and crispy onions

Liven up this vibrant vegetarian dal with coconut milk, butternut squash and eggs, topped with crispy onions and ready in under an hour. More butternut squash recipes here.

Butternut Squash Dahl Recipe with Coconut

Tamarind and coconut plaice

A lighter way to fry fish: dust with flour then pan-fry. The sauce is easy too, tamarind paste and coconut milk give an interesting twist to this quick midweek meal for two.

Coconut chicken with lemon rice

There’s something really satisfying about making a curry from scratch. This flavour-packed coconut chicken curry makes for a delicious but easy family meal midweek.

Broccoli and coconut soup with fried chickpeas

This broccoli and coconut soup with fried chickpeas is a modern way to enjoy broccoli soup. With creamy coconut, a kick of chilli and crunchy chickpeas, this will become your new favourite. Ready in under an hour, it makes enough to serve the whole family.

Roasted duck, bhel puri salad and coconut relish

Pair roasted duck breasts with an Indian street food-inspired salad instead of ordering a takeaway. With a coconut relish on the side this is a dish to impress while still being easy to create.

Coconut pollock with dahl

Pollock makes a great more sustainable alternative to cod and it really works in this easy Southern Indian style coconut curry. The dahl can also be eaten on its own for a spicy vegetarian main.

Coconut chickpea curry

The best quick vegetarian curry. Full of good-for-you ingredients: butternut squash, chickpeas, spinach and spices, this will tempt any veg-phobic family members to dig in. Serve with rice on the side.

Sweet potato and coconut maki

Sushi street food company Happy Maki (‘sushi from the land’) travels the UK dishing out sushi wraps. Unusually for sushi, everything is ‘fish free’ to raise awareness about unsustainable fish farming. Here’s our version of the Thai sweet potato wrap.

Coconut chicken noodles

The fresh ingredients in these coconut chicken noodles give the dish a lovely fragrance to match it’s delicious flavour. On the table in 30 minutes, making it perfect for mid-week.

Thai coconut fish parcels

The Asian-inspired flavours of these Thai coconut fish parcels ensure that you can eat inspiring food even when you’re short of time or watching your weight. They’re ready in under 30 minutes and less than 300 calories.

Coconut prawn and rice salad

This fresh and light coconut prawn salad is under 500 calories and ready in just 30 minutes, making it perfect for lunch or a lighter midweek meal.

Coriander and coconut fish

Simple Thai without the fuss. This easy, healthy supper for 2 simmers chunky white fish in coconut milk flavoured with a speedy curry paste made from lemongrass, ginger and coriander.

Prawn and coconut fritters with cucumber pickle

These prawn and coconut fritters with cucumber pickle make for a delicious, flavour-packed starter. The coconut lends a slight sweetness while the pickled cucumbers add a spicy, acidic kick.

Thai coconut chicken

We love a freshly made, aromatic curry, but don’t always have time to make one. This red Thai chicken curry uses ready-made paste, making it achievable as a quick and easy midweek meal.

Prawn and avocado salad with coconut dressing

Our refreshing prawn and avocado salad is a quick recipe for two people to whip up for lunch or a midweek meal. With lots of fresh, Asian flavours it is a great summer dish.

Turmeric and coconut paneer with charred naans

This recipe for turmeric and coconut paneer with charred naans will make your summer BBQ much more interesting. Use an old baking tray to cook the naans as it wont be fit for using in the oven fterwards. Alternatively, cook them in a heavy-based frying pan on the hob until golden and puffed on both sides.

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