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Coconut Curry Shrimp Stir Fry

15-Minute Coconut Curry Shrimp Stir Fry

  • Author: Irena Macri
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Stir-Fry
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

This recipe lists ingredients for 1 person and 4 people. Please adjust the amounts as you need. Please note, cooking for four people will take a little longer as there are more things to chop. Allow 20 minutes minimum.


Ingredients

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For a single serving

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 medium white onion, sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, finely diced or grated
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 clove garlic, diced
  • 180 grams / 0.4 lb peeled shrimp/prawns
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon mild curry powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Fresh coriander/cilantro for garnish (optional)

For four servings

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 medium white onion, sliced
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium green peppers, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, finely diced or grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • 700 grams 1-1.5 lb peeled prawns
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons mild curry powder
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Fresh coriander/cilantro for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat coconut oil in a large frying pan or a wok over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for a minute, stirring a few times.
  2. Add the carrots, peppers, and ginger and stir fry for 2-3 minutes (a little longer if cooking for 4).
  3. Then add the prawns, garlic, fish sauce and curry powder. Stir through for 30 seconds. Then add the coconut milk and a splash of water. Stir fry for a further 2 minutes, then drizzle with lime juice and serve.
  4. If cooking for 4, increase those 2 last minutes of cooking to 3-4 minutes.

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