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Prawn jungle curry

4
3
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Rice is usually the go-to side for curries, but slices of chargrilled sweet potato add an interesting flavour dimension to this traditional Thai dish

Ingredients

green prawns

600 g, peeled, (buy 1.2kg)

olive oil

2 tsp

green shallot(s)

4 individual, sliced

mushrooms

200 g

red curry paste

2 tbs

pepper

2 tsp, (canned peppercorn)

chicken stock

2 cup(s)

asparagus

2 bunch(es), cut into 3cm lengths

green beans

200 g, halved

canned bamboo shoots, rinsed, drained

225 g

orange sweet potato (kumara)

100 g

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add shallots and mushrooms and cook, stirring, for 3–4 minutes or until softened.
  2. Add curry paste and peppercorns and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
  3. Add prawns and simmer, covered, for 2 minutes. Add asparagus, beans and bamboo shoots and simmer for 2 minutes or until prawns are cooked through and vegetables are tender. Serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Chargrilled sweet potato (kumara). Thinly slice 400g sweet potato (kumara) and cook on a preheated chargrill for 3–4 minutes each side or until tender.TIP: You can use any firm white fish fillets, such as barramundi, ling, blue-eye trevalla or flathead, instead of prawns.

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