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Thai Red Prawn Curry on white plate with rice.

Thai Red Prawn Curry

Succulent prawns simmered in a coconut curry sauce.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 Servings



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 serrano peppers diced (optional)
  • 1 green bell pepper ribs removed, diced
  • 1 14 ounce can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1 pound 31-40 count prawns peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups jasmine rice


  • Prepare rice according to package directions.
  • Heat olive oil over medium heat. Cook onions, bell pepper and serrano peppers (if using) until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk, curry paste, sesame oil and ginger. Cook 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Add prawns. Cook 6-7 minutes or until the prawns turns pink. Serve over rice.


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Keywords: bell pepper, coconut milk, curry, curry paste, green peppers, jasmine rice, prawn, serrano peppers, thai