Prawns poached in green Thai curry broth

Prawns poached in green Thai curry broth

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • 15 minutes
  • 10 minutes


  • For the curry paste:
  • 2 green chillies, roughly chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 x 2 cm ginger piece
  • 1 lemongrass stalk, roughly chopped
  • 30 g coriander, including the stalks
  • 1 T mint 1 roughly chopped
  • 500 ml coconut water
  • 1 T fish sauce
  • 800 g prawns, cleaned
  • Purple and green basil stalks, to garnish

Cooking Instructions

Using a mortar and pestle, pound the green chillies, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, coriander and mint into a paste.

Place the curry paste, coconut water and fish sauce in a pan over a medium heat. Once the broth begins to simmer, add the prawns and cook until firm and opaque.

Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with the basil stalks.

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