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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

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
20 min.14 min.34 min.
Keeping:
A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
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Step by step recipe


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

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

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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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.
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Sprinkle the juice of ½ lime over and stir well.

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

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

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Add the chopped onion.

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

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

Check seasoning.

Stage 10
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Serve piping hot, on a bed of rice, for example.

Remarks

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.

Nutritional information

% 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).

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Source

Home made

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