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Thai Shrimp Curry

  • Author: Myles
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This Thai Shrimp Curry recipe is the perfect choice if you want something quick and easy for dinner. Would you say no to healthy plump shrimps mixed with a rich curry sauce? Of course, not! You’d love it!



1 lb. medium shrimp (peeled)

3 cloves garlic (minced)

1/2 medium onion (chopped)

1/2 tbsp. each olive oil and fish sauce

3 tbsps. Thai red curry paste

1 c. chicken broth

1 can coconut milk (about 13 oz.)

1/2 red bell pepper (chopped)

lime juice, salt, and pepper, to taste

chopped scallions, to taste

fresh cilantro and basil (chopped)


  1. Heat oil in a soup pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute for about 5 minutes or until translucent.
  2. Add garlic and curry paste. Cook for no longer than 1 minute.
  3. Add the chicken broth and fish sauce and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and stir in coconut milk.
  5. Add the shrimp and red pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes or until the shrimps are cooked through.
  6. Season with lime juice as well as salt and pepper.
  7. Add cilantro, basil, and scallions before serving.


  • For the shrimps, you have the option to either leave the tails on or get rid of them.
  • Once you have added the shrimp and red pepper, you should simmer it gently and avoid bringing it to a crazy boil.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Cuisine: Thai/Asian