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Those who are interested in trying new ingredients and curious about crocodile will love this recipe.


  • Peanut oil

  • Spanish red onion

  • Half a red capsicum cut in thin strips

  • Red curry paste – depending on you heat threshold - 2 tsp

  • 1 tblsp Tamarind paste

  • 1 can of Coconut milk

  • 1 ½ cups Mango pulp

  • Kaffir lime leaves – about 4

  • 1 lemon grass stalk bruised

  • 500g Crocodile diced

  • Snow peas

  • Beans

  • Baby eggplant

  • Fresh Coriander

  • Basmati rice


  • 1.

    Sweat sliced onions and capsicum in oil until almost starting to go golden add curry paste and cook for a minute or two then add the crocodile and mix well to coat the meat then add the Tamarind Paste.

  • 2.

    Cook high for a couple of minutes stirring all the time.

  • 3.

    Add the mango pulp and mix then add the coconut cream, lime leaves and lemongrass stalk. Cook in oven at 160 Fan Forced or 180 for about 35 minutes.

  • 4.

    If using the veggies they should be added with the croc meat.

  • 5.

    Stir through some chopped coriander and then serve in a big bowl on some rice.

  • 6.

    Garnish with Coriander.

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Posted by MIchelle451Report
This is an awesome recipe. I made it with chicken thigh meat because the boring people at home didn't want to eat crocidile or pork. The tamarind and mango and coconut flavours are to die for. And the baby egglplants are a really nice addition... I added toasted slivers of almonds to decorate on top with some extra coriander leaves.