Simple squash & lime pickle curry

Simple squash & lime pickle curry

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(1 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 40 mins - 45 mins

Easy

Serves 8 - 10
A chunky, all-in-one curry that's made in a single pan - by John Torode

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal422
  • fat35g
  • saturates22g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein5g
  • salt1.2g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 100g red Thai curry paste
  • 2 tbsp palm sugar or light brown sugar
  • 2 medium butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and cut into 4½ cm chunks
  • 2x 400g cans coconut milk
  • 200ml carton coconut cream
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce

    Fish sauce

    A seasoning often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. In Vietnam it is usually made from shrimp…

  • 2 tbsp lime pickle, from a jar

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 3 lemongrass stalks, bruised with the back of a knife
  • 50g beansprout

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a heavy-based frying pan and add the red curry paste. Fry for 2 mins, then add the sugar and cook for 4 mins until sticky and fragrant.

  2. Add the squash, stir well and cook for 2-3 mins, then pour in the coconut milk and the coconut cream, season with the fish sauce and add the lime pickle and lemongrass. Bring to the boil and cook for about 25-30 mins over a medium heat until the squash is soft but not mushy.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (3)

fluffybunny27's picture

How much fat can you fit into a meal?!!! I think i'd end up being the size of a house if I ate this a few times! No thanks!

mrsmop007's picture

i agree lol i'll pass

tatjana's picture
5

Lovely flavors

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

About BBC Good Food

We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

Our recipes

All our recipes are tested thoroughly by us to make sure they’re suitable for your kitchen at home. We know many of you are concerned about healthy eating, so we send them to a qualified nutritionist for thorough analysis too.

Tell us what you think…

Love the new look or think we’ve missed the mark? We want to hear your thoughts – good and bad – to make sure we make the new website as useful as possible.

Magazine

Subscribe to BBC Good Food magazine and get triple-tested recipes delivered to your door, every month.

Events

Discover a BBC Good Food Show near you.

On TV

See your favourite chefs on Sky Channel 247, Virgin TV 260 and find their recipes at goodfoodchannel.co.uk

Follow us

Join the BBC Good Food community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google Plus.