Indonesian Prawn Curry

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This is an Indonesian Prawn Curry that is not too spicy with a rich & aromatic sauce that clings to every bit of the prawns. It's finger licking good!

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Prep Time

15 min

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Cook Time

5 min

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Wait Time

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Indonesian Prawn Curry

Ingredients

Serves 5
5 servings Serves

Instructions

Step 1

Prepare all ingredients needed for this dish.

Prepare all ingredients needed for this dish.

Step 2

First, wash and clean prawns. Using a pair of scissors, trim off feelers from prawns.

First, wash and clean prawns. Using a pair of scissors, trim off feelers from prawns.

Step 3

Peel the skin of shallots and garlics. Cut the spice ingredients into pieces.

Peel the skin of shallots and garlics. Cut the spice ingredients into pieces.

Step 4

Ground the spice ingredients into a paste.

Ground the spice ingredients into a paste.

Step 5

Soak, drain and coarsely chop dried prawns. Also shred some kaffir lime leaves. And we're ready to cook the dish!

Soak, drain and coarsely chop dried prawns. Also shred some kaffir lime leaves. And we're ready to cook the dish!

Step 6

To cook the prawns, first heat up oil in wok and fry prawns until just turn pink, about 1 minute. Then dish up from wok with a strainer and set aside to drain.

To cook the prawns, first heat up oil in wok and fry prawns until just turn pink, about 1 minute. Then dish up from wok with a strainer and set aside to drain.

Step 7

Leave about 2 tablespoons of oil in wok. Add in dried prawns and fry till fragrant, until golden brown. Drain and set aside for garnishing later.

Leave about 2 tablespoons of oil in wok. Add in dried prawns and fry till fragrant, until golden brown. Drain and set aside for garnishing later.

Step 8

Using the same wok, heat up another 2 tablespoons oil and saute spice paste until aromatic and oil separates.

Using the same wok, heat up another 2 tablespoons oil and saute spice paste until aromatic and oil separates.

Step 9

Then pour in thick coconut milk (santan), water or fresh milk and seasonings. Continue to cook until the sauce has thickened a little.

Then pour in thick coconut milk (santan), water or fresh milk and seasonings. Continue to cook until the sauce has thickened a little.

Step 10

Add fried prawns and gently stir until the prawns are well coated with the sauce. Do not overcook the prawns. And we're done!

Add fried prawns and gently stir until the prawns are well coated with the sauce. Do not overcook the prawns. And we're done!

Step 11

Garnish with dried shrimps and shredded kaffir lime leaves before serving and Enjoy!

Garnish with dried shrimps and shredded kaffir lime leaves before serving and Enjoy!

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Indonesian Prawn Curry

Indonesian Prawn Curry

By huangkitchen

This is an Indonesian Prawn Curry that is not too spicy with a rich & aromatic sauce that clings to every bit of the prawns. It's finger licking good!

Prep Time

15 min

Cook Time

5 min

Wait Time

--

Ingredients

Serves 5

Instructions

Prepare all ingredients needed for this dish.

Step 1

Prepare all ingredients needed for this dish.

First, wash and clean prawns. Using a pair of scissors, trim off feelers from prawns.

Step 2

First, wash and clean prawns. Using a pair of scissors, trim off feelers from prawns.

Peel the skin of shallots and garlics. Cut the spice ingredients into pieces.

Step 3

Peel the skin of shallots and garlics. Cut the spice ingredients into pieces.

Ground the spice ingredients into a paste.

Step 4

Ground the spice ingredients into a paste.

Soak, drain and coarsely chop dried prawns. Also shred some kaffir lime leaves. And we're ready to cook the dish!

Step 5

Soak, drain and coarsely chop dried prawns. Also shred some kaffir lime leaves. And we're ready to cook the dish!

To cook the prawns, first heat up oil in wok and fry prawns until just turn pink, about 1 minute. Then dish up from wok with a strainer and set aside to drain.

Step 6

To cook the prawns, first heat up oil in wok and fry prawns until just turn pink, about 1 minute. Then dish up from wok with a strainer and set aside to drain.

Leave about 2 tablespoons of oil in wok. Add in dried prawns and fry till fragrant, until golden brown. Drain and set aside for garnishing later.

Step 7

Leave about 2 tablespoons of oil in wok. Add in dried prawns and fry till fragrant, until golden brown. Drain and set aside for garnishing later.

Using the same wok, heat up another 2 tablespoons oil and saute spice paste until aromatic and oil separates.

Step 8

Using the same wok, heat up another 2 tablespoons oil and saute spice paste until aromatic and oil separates.

Then pour in thick coconut milk (santan), water or fresh milk and seasonings. Continue to cook until the sauce has thickened a little.

Step 9

Then pour in thick coconut milk (santan), water or fresh milk and seasonings. Continue to cook until the sauce has thickened a little.

Add fried prawns and gently stir until the prawns are well coated with the sauce. Do not overcook the prawns. And we're done!

Step 10

Add fried prawns and gently stir until the prawns are well coated with the sauce. Do not overcook the prawns. And we're done!

Garnish with dried shrimps and shredded kaffir lime leaves before serving and Enjoy!

Step 11

Garnish with dried shrimps and shredded kaffir lime leaves before serving and Enjoy!

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