Instant Pot Fish Stew in Coconut Milk

Fish stews are a great source of good protein and taste delicious with a mix of carrots and potatoes dipped in coconut milk curry.

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Instant Pot Fish Stew in Coconut Milk

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword bay leaf, butter, fish, Fish Stew in Coconut Milk
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 531 kcal


  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 medium onion sliced thinly
  • 4 clove garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 8 ounce fish broth
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 lb potatoes chopped
  • 1/4 lb carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1(14-ounce) can diced tomatoes with their juices
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • to taste salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 lb boneless,skinless sea bass filets cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped


  1. Place 2 tablespoons of the oil in the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”. Then add the onion and cook for about 3 minutes.

  2. Add the garlic and cook for about 1 minute.

  3. Add the white wine and cook for about 1 minute, scrape up any browned bits from the bottom.

  4. Select the “Cancel” and stir in the broth, water, potatoes, carrot, tomatoes paprika, salt and black pepper.

  5. Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.

  6. Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about 5 minutes.

  7. Press the “Cancel” and allow a “Quick” release.

  8. Remove the lid and select “Sauté”.

  9. Stir in the fish pieces and coconut milk and cook for about 5 minutes or until desired doneness of fish.

  10. Press the “Cancel” and stir in the lemon juice and remaining oil.

  11. Serve immediately with thee garnishing f parsley.

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2 thoughts on “Instant Pot Fish Stew in Coconut Milk

  1. The ingredients list left out the cream & cheese.
    It did not tell me how to deflesh the white fish.
    If I can get that information I will prepare this meal.
    Thank you

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