• Serves 4
  • 25 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients
February 5, 2019


To celebrate the start of the Chinese calendar year, AYAM™ brings us a delicious Thai Prawn Red Curry; a delicious inclusion in any Lunar New Year celebration.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 kg Medium Green Prawns, peeled, deveined, leaving tails intact
  • 3 tbsp AYAM™ Thai Red Curry Paste
  • 270ml AYAM™ Pure Coconut Cream
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 tbsp Grated Palm Sugar
  • 2 Kaffir Lime Leaves (options)
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Coriander Leaves


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a frying pan over a high heat. Add 1kg medium green prawns, peeled, deveined, leaving tails intact and cook for 2-3 minutes or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium. Add 3 tablespoons of AYAM™ Thai Red Curry Paste, 270ml AYAM™ Pure Coconut Cream, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 1 tablespoon grated palm sugar, 2 kaffir lime leaves (optional) and 1/4 cup (60ml) water to the pan. Cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add prawns, stir until heated. Stir in 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves. Serve with steamed rice.

From prawns to fish, Chinese people believe eating seafood during the Lunar New Year brings good luck and longevity, with fish as a sign of prosperity and prawns believed to bring happiness and laughter. AYAM™’s extensive range of products provide the perfect addition for delicious no-fuss and family-friendly dishes at your Lunar New Year celebrations, sure to make any cook, the talk of the table. For more information and AYAM™ cooking inspiration, head to www.ayam.com.
  • This looks relatively easy, and sure to be tasty.


  • Looks like a lovely light curry. Liking the addition of prawns over chicken or pork etc


  • Delicious, full of flavour and great food to share; thanks.


  • Thank you for this recipe, Think I need to find others with palm sugar.


  • I tend to eat green rather than red curries, but this looks amazing.


  • Yum. Yum! you can’t go wrong with Ayam. Great recipe!


  • My friend would love this.


  • This is a fantastic winter dish

    • I actually love curries in Summer time too – the perfect curry for patio meals.


  • We love a great curry and this is definitely a winner!


  • I don’t really like prawns (not a huge seafood eater generally) but this looks damn tasty I might just have to give it a try!


  • Wow! This prawn curry looks so delicious and sounds like it is packed full of flavour – willing to try it out on my taste buds!


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