A spicy thai chilli and coconut prawn dish infused with fresh thai basil, coriander and curry leaves. I serve it with steamed rice and asian steamed greens.


  • 2 tsp peanut oil

  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped

  • 1 fresh chilli, finely chopped

  • 1kg of large green prawns, peeled

  • 2 tbs sambal oelek

  • 1 x 400ml can coconut milk

  • 2 tsp soy sauce

  • 2 tsp fish sauce

  • 2 tsp oyster sauce

  • 10 fresh curry leaves

  • 1 bunch fresh Thai Basil, leaves picked

  • 1/2 bunch fresh coriander, sprigs picked

  • Steamed rice to serve


  • 1.

    Heat oil in a wok over medium/high heat

  • 2.

    Stir fry onion, garlic, chilli, prawns and sambal oelek in the wok for 3 minutes or until prawns change colour.

  • 3.

    Add coconut milk, soy sauce, fish sauce and oyster sauce. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to a simmer for 1 minute.

  • 4.

    Stir in curry leaves, thai basil and coriander to wilt. Serve with steamed rice and asian greens.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 833kj
  • Fat Total 51g
  • Saturated Fat 38g
  • Protein 75g
  • Carbohydrate 23g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 3958mg

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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This is a traditionally hot Thai dish, if you prefer a milder tasting dish remove the seeds from the chilli before adding and add extra coconut milk.

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Posted by jackicamReport
This recipe got Vikki to become the South Aus state finalist in the 'Home Cook of the Year' awards. It's absolutely fantastic! also quick and easy for after work. This girl can cook!