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Tender Fish and Tomato Curry

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Tender FIsh and Tomato Curry

Tender Fish and Tomato Curry

Jessica Braider
This curry is the epitome of a simple comfort food dish: a few quality ingredients, warm and soothing flavors, and ready in 30 minutes!
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion halved top to bottom and thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks celery thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 15 oz. fire-roasted diced tomatoes with their liquid
  • 1 lb. catfish or other thick white fish fillet cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/4 tsp. salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper or to taste


  • In a Dutch oven or deep skillet, heat the oil over medium to medium-high heat.
  • Add the onions and celery and sauté them, stirring often, until they are tender, about 7 minutes.
  • Stir in the curry powder for about 30 seconds, and then add the tomatoes.
  • When it starts to bubble gently, stir in the fish and keep it at a simmer for about 7 minutes until the fish is cooked through. Season it with salt and pepper and serve it over the rice.

Slow Cooker Directions

  • Add all ingredients to the slow cooker and cook on low for 4 – 5 hours or on high for 2 – 2 1/2 hours. (Slow cooker cooking times may vary—Get to know your slow cooker and, if necessary, adjust cooking times accordingly.)


Do Ahead or Delegate: Halve and slice the onion, slice the celery, dice the tomato, cut the fish and refrigerate.
Scramble Flavor Booster: Double the curry powder or serve the stew with hot pepper sauce, such as Tabasco.  Serve the stew with fresh lime wedges.
Tip: If some of your favorite fruits and vegetables aren’t in season now, peruse the frozen fruit and vegetable aisle for alternatives.  Frozen produce is picked and flash-frozen at the peak of its freshness and maintains its nutritional benefits and flavor.
Video: Watch Jessica make it on Facebook Live!
Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 189, Total Fat: 7g, 10.5%; Saturated Fat: 2g, 6.5%; Cholesterol: 66mg, 22%; Sodium: 317mg, 13%; Total Carbohydrate: 11g, 3.5%; Dietary Fiber: 3g, 11%; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 21g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, Dairy-Free, Dinner, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Main Dish, Nut-Free, Slow Cooker, Soups & Stews, Winter
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