Grilled Shrimp with Coconut Thai Green Curry Recipe

3 - 4 people
00h 10
00h 15

Sweet shrimp is a perfect match for the punchy flavors of Thai green curry. The fragrant coconut curry sauce comes together in minutes, then just grill the shrimp on your grill or in a skillet, and serve with the sauce. Yum!


  • 1 pound Shrimp 16/20

  • 1 cup lemongrass, chopped

  • 6 garlic cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ginger

  • 2 jalapeños

  • ½ onion

  • ½ cup basil

  • ½ cup cilantro

  • ½ teaspoon cumin

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon cilantro seeds

  • 3 Tablespoons fish sauce (nam pla)

  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk

  • 1 package wooden skewers

  • chopped peanuts, to garnish


  1. Toast all the spices in a hot pan.
  2. Put spices, herbs, garlic, onion, jalapeños and ginger in the food processor and process for 30 seconds.
  3. Sauté the mix in a hot skillet with oil, add the coconut milk and the fish sauce. Cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Season the shrimp and thread onto the skewers.
  5. Grill in a very hot skillet or on the grill with a bit of oil. Serve with the coconut Thai green curry sauce. Garnish with chopped peanuts.