Coconut Cod and Rice Chowder

In our recipe for Coconut Cod Chowder with Success® Jasmine Rice, fish chowder gets a fresh, aromatic makeover with vibrant turmeric and creamy coconut milk. Try it today!

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 30 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 40 mins


  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 3 cups chopped sweet potato
  • 4 tbsp red curry paste
  • 2 cans (14 oz each) coconut milk
  • 2 bags Success® Jasmine Rice
  • 1 lb cod fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup oyster crackers
  • 1 lime, quartered


  • When winter weather rages, there’s always room for soup! Next time you and your family need a warming bowl of comfort, try our Coconut Cod and Rice Chowder. With an aromatic blend of flavors, this slightly spicy, creamy, hearty dish is sure to satisfy.

    Step 1

  • Heat oil in a large saucepan set over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and turmeric, and sauté for 5-8 minutes, or until softened and fragrant.

    Step 2

  • Add sweet potatoes and curry paste to saucepan. Cook for 1 minute, stirring, until sweet potatoes are well coated. Add coconut milk and 2 cups of water and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 18-20 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are almost tender.

    Step 3

  • Remove rice from bags and add to soup along with cod, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 5-8 minutes, or until cod flakes easily when tested and rice is tender.

    Step 4

  • Sprinkle soup with cilantro leaves. Serve with oyster crackers and lime wedges.

    Recipe Tip

    Once cooled, the chowder can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 2 months.

    For a spicier soup, try this recipe with green curry paste.

Thai-Style Soup

If you’re bored with regular chowder, it’s time you gave our Coconut Cod and Rice Chowder a try! This aromatic, savory soup, flavored with turmeric, coconut milk, cilantro and red curry paste, combines creaminess, a flavorful broth and a touch of heat into one crave-worthy dish. With Success® Jasmine Rice and fresh cod, this dish will keep everyone at your table satisfied for hours.

This dish is also a breeze to make, thanks to a recipe that involves a bit of chopping and a lot of hands-off time. Make this the next time it’s cold out and you’re craving something warm and hearty; you won’t be disappointed!