Day 20: Thai Prawn and Potato curry

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A beautiful, spicy and quick Thai dish.  Easy as!

Ingredients

  • 12 uncooked prawns with tails left on
  • 2 potatoes cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red chilli (or more if you can take it!)
  • 2 tbs red curry paste
  • 400 ml coconut milk (or a small 270ml mixed with water to make into ‘milk’)
  • 1 tbs fish sauce
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1 tbs oil
  • Coriander for garnish

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How:

1. Pre-cook the potatoes until almost done.  You can cheat and use a microwave for 5 mins.

2. Heat the oil in a wok then add the onion.  Stir until they soften but do not allow to brown.  Add the garlic and chilli, stir for a minute or so.

3. Add the curry paste, coconut milk and potatoes.  Turn up the heat and stir until the sauce thickens a bit.

4. Add the prawns, fish sauce and lime juice.  Cook  until the prawns are cooked (a couple of mins should do it).

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Serve with steamed rice or on its own as we did.  Garnish with a little coriander.

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