Quick prawn curry

Quick prawn curry
A very quick way to prepare a creamy prawn curry with lime and spring onion.
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Last modified on: August 12th 2015

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20 min.14 min.34 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Quick prawn curry
Peel 300 g prawns and cut into 2 or 3 pieces.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Quick prawn curry
Peel and rinse 1 spring onion (scallion), then chop.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Quick prawn curry
Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan over medium heat. When hot, add the pieces of prawn, salt and pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Quick prawn curry
Sprinkle the juice of ½ lime over and stir well.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Quick prawn curry
Add 1 tablespoon curry powder, stir well and cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 6
Quick prawn curry
The curry powder will stick to the prawns, which is good.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Quick prawn curry
Add the chopped onion.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Quick prawn curry
Then pour in 150 ml cream, stir well and deglaze the bottom of the pan.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
Quick prawn curry
Leave to thicken to your taste over low heat. At the last minute, add the chopped parsley.

Check seasoning.

Stage 10
Quick prawn curry
Serve piping hot, on a bed of rice, for example.
The proportions are approximate, so do adapt them to your own taste, especially the curry powder.

It doesn't matter whether you buy the prawns raw or cooked. If they are already cooked, you will only need to brown them very briefly.
A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,039 Kcal or 4,350 Kj63 gr27 gr77 gr
52 %24 %3 %12 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
154 Kcal or 645 Kj9 gr4 gr11 gr
8 %4 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
260 Kcal or 1,089 Kj16 gr7 gr19 gr
13 %6 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Crustaceans, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.85 €
  • Per person : 0.96 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PrawnsPrawns: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy prawn rolls, Vietnamese prawns, Prawn salad with a crunch, Spicy seafood plancha, Seafood sauerkraut, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crispy spinach rolls, Leek and egg frichti, Tartiflette, Spinach à la Lorraine, Crème brulée, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy rice with spinach, Provençal braised carrots, Cajun-style lentil salad, Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan, Cheese tart, ... All
Curry powderCurry powder: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Papadums, Curried polenta, Madras rice, Curried prawn risotto, Curried mussels with cabbage, ... All
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