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  • Serves 4
  • 30 minutes cook

Curried prawns

Curried prawns

Curried prawns, prawn recipe


Curried prawns

  • 1 kg cooked school prawns
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium (150g) brown onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 1/2 cups (625ml) milk
  • 1 cup (120g) frozen baby peas, thawed
  • 2 green onions (green shallots), sliced thinly


Curried prawns

  1. Shell and devein prawns. Heat oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium heat; add brown onion. Cook, stirring, until soft but not coloured. Add the paste; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the curry powder, sugar and flour; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  2. Gradually stir in the milk. Stir constantly until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in the prawns and peas until heated through. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve with steamed rice, sprinkled with green onion.