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Thai Red Curry with Prawns and Snow Peas

Thai red curry recipe with shrimp, red peppers and snow peas.
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Course: Main
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: prawn curry, thai red curry
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4


  • Oil- 1 tbsp.
  • Sesame oil optional- 1 tbsp.
  • Fresh red chile sliced- 1/2
  • Yellow or red pepper- 1 large
  • Thai Red Curry Paste- 2 tbsp. if using very thick concentrated paste, 1/2 cup/190gr if using runnier paste (for UK readers)
  • Prawns/shrimp- 1 lbs
  • Coconut milk- 1 can
  • Fish sauce- 1 tbsp.
  • Snow peas- 1 cup
  • Cilantro chopped- half a bunch
  • Lime juice- from 1/2 lime
  • Basil leaves-2-3


  • Slice the bell pepper and fresh chile.
  • Take cilantro leaves off their stalks, chop up the stalks finely.
  • Heat a large frying pan on medium heat and when it's hot add both vegetable oil and sesame oil.
  • Then add chopped cilantro stalks, sliced pepper and chile, stir fry for a couple of minutes.
  • Add your curry paste and cook it while stirring for a minute, then pour in coconut milk and fish sauce, mix to combine.
  • Add your shrimp and snow peas and cook for 3 minutes. Both of those need very little time to be done. As soon as shrimp turns pink turn the heat off.
  • Stir in cilantro and basil leaves.
  • Taste your curry and squeeze some lime juice into it if needed.
  • Serve with rice or noodles.