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Prawn Curry (Curried Prawns and Rice)

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Prawn Curry (Curried Prawns and Rice)

As a kid, I loved prawn curry from the Chinese takeaway.  In those days it was called “Curried Prawns and Rice” and considered quite exotic.  I still love it, but now I make it at home. 

Prawn curry


Course Main Course
Cuisine Australian, Chinese, Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Susan

Ingredients

  • 60 g  olive oil
  • 500 g  raw deveined prawns
  • 1 large onion finely sliced
  • 2 tspns garlic paste or more to taste
  • 50 g curry powder
  • 250 ml  water
  • hot cooked rice to serve
  • 2 tbsp shallots sliced diagonally
  • 1 red chili finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large pan over high heat.
  2. Sauté onion until soft.
  3. Mix curry powder and garlic paste into water and add to sauteed onion.  Stir through.
  4. Reduce heat and  simmer, covered,  for approximately 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Add prawns and more water if needed, simmer for around 10 minutes or until prawns turn pink and are cooked through.
  6. Garnish with shallots and chilli 

  7. Serve immediately with hot rice.

Recipe Notes

This recipe was first published on www.notquitevegetarian.com - Smarter cooking for busy people.

Photograph by Dea Bee