Thai Red Prawn Curry

This authentic Thai Red Prawn Curry is delicious. Add the Prawn heads to the pan whilst cooking. The Prawn heads have a wonderful flavour and may be served as part of the curry.

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Thai Red Prawn Curry

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Recipe by Chris Cooper Course: MainCuisine: ThaiDifficulty: Medium


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Thai Red Prawn Curry


  • 500 Grams 500 raw prawns

  • 480 ml 480 coconut milk

  • 2 tbsp 2 Thai Red curry paste

  • 2 tbsp 2 fish sauce

  • 1 1 fresh red chili, with seeds chopped


  • Shell and devein prawns but preserve heads wash prawn heads well discarding only the hard top shell.
  • Put the coconut milk into a pan with the curry paste fish sauce and the fresh chili bringing it slowly to a simmering point whilst stirring.
  • dd prawns and prawn heads and cook uncovered stirring frequently on low heat until prawns are cooked and flavors mellow this will be approximately 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot with rice and other compliments.


  • The curry is even better prepared ahead and reheated when required.
  • The prawn heads have a wonderful flavor and may be served as part of the curry.

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