Prawn curry in a hurry

Prawn curry in a hurry

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(83 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins Ready in 15 minutes if using fresh prawns


Serves 2
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Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal166
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre3g
  • protein22g
  • salt1.08g
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  • 2 tbsp curry paste (we used Patak's Origional Balti curry paste)
  • 1 onion, finely sliced



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 200g large raw or cooked prawn, defrosted if frozen



    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 400g can chopped tomato with garlic
  • large bunch coriander, leaves and stalks chopped


  1. Drizzle some oil from the curry paste jar into a wok or large frying pan, gently heat, then add the onion. Sizzle over a low heat for 4 mins until the onion softens, then stir in the paste and cook for a few mins longer. Stir in the prawns and tomatoes, then bring to a simmer. If using raw prawns, simmer until they have changed colour and are cooked through. Season, if you like, then add the coriander just before serving with boiled rice and naan bread.

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13th Feb, 2013
Oh forgot to say super quick to make and instructions were spot on
13th Feb, 2013
Delicious curry and really healthy. One of my hubby's favourite dinners.
3rd Feb, 2013
Really easy and quite rich for what it is. Not to hot either. It tastes lovely, I will definitely be using this recipe again! (It's only 2 syns per serving for people following slimming world diet)
23rd Jan, 2013
Followed the recipe exactly. It tasted nothing like a curry! All I could taste were tomatoes. And I overcooked my prawns. They were like pieces of rubber :( Disaster!
10th Jan, 2013
This recipe was very quick and easy to make (start to finish 15mins). Major plus. The compromise was in the flavour (not very interesting). Might make it again if pushed for time but I'm sure there are tastier, quick options out there.
1st Jan, 2013
Loved it my 11 year old daughter made it for me and her dad and it was lovely so if a 11 year old can make it anyone can
13th Dec, 2012
Easy, quick, tasty, cheap and healthy!
16th May, 2012
Made this the other night, very spicey but really nice, its great to actually find a website that has easy to make good healthy low calorie foods :0)
12th Mar, 2012
Absolutely delicious and so easy to make. Doubled up the quantity and used rogan josh curry paste as I didn't have any balti. Will definitely be making again. So yummy!!!
12th Mar, 2012
Fantastic low-fat, quick and easy mid week dinner. This is becoming a firm favourite in our house. I am currently following a slimming plan and this easy but tasty curry fits in nicely and I am still seeing the results I want on the scales. I use chicken instead of prawns and add in a tablespoon of dried chilli flakes for that extra kick and 2 cloves of garlic. Served with basmati rice and garlic naan bread. Very nice indeed.


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