Fresh Tuna Curry  – In A Creamy Coconut Sauce

Fresh Tuna in Coconut Curry Sauce in 30 minutes. Serves 4

This is a quick, delicious meal that really packs a punch and is so easy to make. You can substitute with a can of tuna if you are unable to source fresh tuna.


  • 2 tuna steaks, chopped into pieces
  • 1 can coconut cream
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil or virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 cups broccoli, cut up
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 can diced tomato
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Cilantro/ coriander for garnish
  • 2 cups water for poaching tuna pieces

Let’s get cooking

  1. Bring 2 cups of water to the boil, lower heat to a simmer and add tuna pieces. Simmer for 8-10 minutes.  Then remove to a side plate.
  1. While the tuna pieces are simmering, heat oil in a deep pan and saute onions until they are opaque. Add coconut milk and curry powder and stir well.
  2. Add broccoli and tuna pieces, tomato and lemon juice.
  3. Simmer for another 7 minutes.


Serve over rice, or rocket.

Julie Dargan

RN, ND, BHSc, Author & Speaker