August 25, 2022

How to make Curried prawns in coconut milk

Curried prawns in coconut milk







Cook Time

20-25 Min


  • 600ml/1pt coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons Thai curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon Thai fish sauce
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 450g/1lb king prawns, peeled and deveined, but with tails left intact
  • 225g/8oz cherry tomatoes
  • 1 fresh red chilli, seeded and chopped
  • juice of 1⁄2 lime
  • Pour half of the coconut milk into a pan or wok, and bring to the boil. Add the curry paste, stir until it disperses, then simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the fish sauce, salt, sugar and remaining coconut milk. Simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the prawns, cherry tomatoes and chilli. Simmer gently for about 5 minutes until the prawns are pink and tender. Serve immediately, sprinkled with the lime juice.
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