Prawn Green Curry

Prawn Green Curry
Staff Writer
Angela Dowden

Prawn Green Curry

A quick and tasty Thai curry that takes only 15 minutes to create and costs you only 177 calories. 

2
Servings
694
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Teaspoon sunflower oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Thai green curry paste
  • 2/3 Cups vegetable stock, fresh or made from 1/4 stock cube
  • Half of one 14-ounce can light coconut milk, stirred
  • 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and cut into strips
  • 2/3 Cups frozen peas
  • 1 spring onion (scallion), trimmed and shredded
  • 5 1/2 Ounces pak choi, roughly chopped
  • 8 Ounces raw king prawns (king shrimp)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 basil leaf, shredded
  • 1 small handful of coriander (or cilantro) leaves, roughly chopped

Directions

Warm the oil in a wide saucepan and add the curry paste. Stir-fry for 1 minute before adding the stock and coconut milk. Simmer the mixture for 2 minutes, then add the bell pepper, peas, and spring onions and simmer for another 5 minutes, or until the peas are tender. Add the pak choi and prawns and cook for 2 minutes or until the prawns turn pink. Finally, stir in the lime juice, basil, and coriander, and serve immediately

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
29g
41%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
154mg
51%
Carbohydrate, by difference
54g
42%
Protein
54g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
280µg
40%
Vitamin B-12
17µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
15mg
20%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
12µg
13%
Calcium, Ca
109mg
11%
Choline, total
22mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
59µg
15%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
120mg
38%
Niacin
13mg
93%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
433mg
62%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
44µg
80%
Sodium, Na
1908mg
100%
Water
181g
7%
Zinc, Zn
5mg
63%

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