Goan prawn curry

A delicious prawn curry that’s on the table in just 30 minutes. Served with herby naan bread for mopping up all the sauce, it makes the perfect Friday night supper.


2 tbsp Lurpak Clarified Butter
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 red chilli, seeded and sliced
2 tbsp Waitrose Balti Curry Paste
400ml can essential Waitrose Reduced Fat Coconut Milk
3 classic vine tomatoes, roughly chopped
4 plain mini naan breads
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp chopped coriander
2 x 100g packs Waitrose Baby Spinach
2 x 150g packs essential Waitrose Raw King Prawns


1. Preheat the oven to 220ºC, gas mark 7. Heat 1 tbsp of the clarified butter in a large saucepan, add the onion, ginger, garlic and chilli and cook for 5 minutes until softened and golden.

2. Add the curry paste, coconut milk and tomatoes, cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, spread one side of the naan bread with the remaining tablespoon of clarified butter, sprinkle with the cumin seeds and bake for 5 minutes until warmed through and toasted. Scatter with chopped coriander.

4. Stir the spinach and prawns into the curry and cook for 2 minutes until the prawns are pink and cooked through and the spinach haswilted. Ladle into bowls and serve with the coriander naan.

Cook’s tip

If you prefer to grill the naan, toast one side under a medium grill for 2 minutes, turn, spread the second side with clarified butter and sprinkle with the cumin seeds then return to the grill until warmed through. Scatter with coriander before serving.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,918kj
Fat 22.8g
Saturated Fat 10.2g
Carbohydrate 41.2g
Sugars 9.6g
Protein 22g
Salt 1.6g
Fibre 4.8g

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5 stars

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This recipe was first published in Thu Jul 31 14:12:00 BST 2014.