I love prawns and this dish has a subtle lime flavour which is tantalizingly fresh on the palate.


  • 500 g large green prawns

  • 1 tabs peanut oil

  • 1 teas green curry paste

  • 2 tabs thinly sliced lemon grass

  • 1-2 medium red chillis, chopped finely with seeds removed

  • 3 teas fish sauce

  • 3 kaffir lime leaves, shredded (soak in hot water for an hour before shredding)

  • 1 teas grated lime zest

  • 1 teas sugar

  • 2 tabs coconut milk


  • 1.

    Peel the prawns and devein, leaving the tails on.

  • 2.

    Heat the oil in a wok and add the curry paste. Cook for a few seconds.

  • 3.

    Add the prawns, lemon grass, chillies, fish sauce, lime leaves, zest, sugar and coconut milk.

  • 4.

    Simmer gently until prawns are just cooked through. Do not overcook.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 857kj
  • Fat Total 71g
  • Saturated Fat 59g
  • Protein 26g
  • Carbohydrate 38g
  • Sugar 14g
  • Sodium 1110mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Garnish with fresh kaffir lime leaves. Serve with rice. These prawns are not meant to be swimming in sauce but rather coated in the sauce.

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Posted by Ross36Report
waw that looks very delicios cose i like prawns and chilly i will have to try your recipie
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