Grilled Fish with Coconut Citrus Sauce

For an easy weeknight dinner, our Grilled Fish with Coconut Citrus Sauce is a light and simple recipe you can feel good about feeding your family. Incorporating Florida Orange Juice into the recipe adds vitamins and nutrients that may support living a healthier lifestyle.


  • 4 cups (960 ml) Florida Orange Juice
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 3 cups red onion or shallots, sliced
  • 4 cups (960 ml) coconut milk
  • 10 pods cardamom
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped, for garnish
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. coriander
  • 2 tsp. turmeric
  • 10 filets tilapia, bass or other mild fish
  • 5 limes, halved
  • 3 Florida Grapefruits, segmented, for garnish


Grilled Fish with Coconut Citrus Sauce
Step 1:

Heat large saucepan over medium-high heat.

Step 2:

Add oil and onions; cook until onions are golden-brown in color.

Step 3:

Add Florida Orange Juice and coconut milk to deglaze pan.

Step 4:

Bring to a boil; lower heat and cook until reduced by one-third. Add cardamom, Dijon mustard, soy sauce, coriander and turmeric. Stir well to combine. Simmer on low for 30 minutes.

Step 5:

Grill fish and squeeze each fillet with juice of ½ lime just as it comes off the heat.

Step 6:

Spoon Florida Citrus Coconut Sauce over fish and garnish with Florida Grapefruit segments and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Helpful Tip:

Refrigerate remaining Florida Citrus Coconut Sauce to use for other meals throughout the week.