Easy Prawn Curry recipe

Prawn Curry Recipe

prawn curry recipe

I promised you a quick and easy curry to eat at half time during the Rugby World Cup…and here it is. Ideal for loud, crowded gatherings or intimate evening meals my prawn curry recipe! Feel free to add the whole chilli if you like your curries hot!

prawn curry recipe

You will need…

2 tbsp olive oil

1 red onion, thinly sliced

2 tsp grated fresh ginger

2 garlic cloves, crushed

½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

2 tbsp curry paste

Juice of 1 lime

400ml reduced fat coconut milk

3 medium sized tomatoes, chopped

1 handful of coriander stems, chopped

1 handful of coriander leaves, roughly chopped

200g baby spinach

300g raw peeled king prawns

4 Naan breads

1 tbsp cumin seed

Salt and pepper

Serves 4

prawn curry recipe

prawn curry recipe

Here’s what to do…

  1. Heat the oil in a pan with the onion, ginger, garlic and chilli for a few minutes.
  2. Add the curry paste and lime juice and slowly add the coconut milk, tomatoes and coriander stems. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the baby spinach leaves and the raw prawns, and heat until the prawns turn pink and the spinach is wilted. Season.
  4. Serve with a basmati /wild rice and warmed naan bread. Scatter with cumin seeds and chopped coriander.

prawn curry recipe

prawn curry recipe

prawn curry recipe

I have this weird ability to match my outfit with the recipe I’m putting together every week – not sure if it’s some kind of innate style thing or simply grabbing the first thing I find in my closet! This is one of my fave J.Crew sweaters spookily matching the curry sauce – sweater available here.

prawn curry recipe

prawn curry recipe


Prepare ahead to the end of stage 2. Continue with the recipe when ready to serve.

Substitute the fresh tomatoes with chopped tin tomatoes if desired.

prawn curry recipe

prawn curry recipe


Next week look out for my no churn choc chip ice cream!

amanda delaney

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