Coconut Prawns with Chilli

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Simple Food

Simple Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 2002

  • About

This is fast, simple, and comes with all those tangy tastes you love in Thai food. No time? Then use cooked prawns and add a little coconut milk to the dressing.

Ingredients

  • 16 medium raw prawns
  • 250 ml canned coconut milk
  • salt
  • 250

Method

Devein the prawns by hooking a thin bamboo skewer through the spine and pulling out the black thread, but don’t peel them. Heat the coconut milk, salt and water in a pan until simmering. Add the prawns and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes until they change colour. Remove and cool, then peel, leaving the tail intact.

Trim the lemongrass and finely slice the white section only. Finely slice the