Looking for a king prawn curry? Want a quick prawn coconut curry idea? Try our ideas inspired by flavours from across the globe, from India to Thailand, Sri Lanka to Jamaica. Then try our best Indian curry recipes and fish curry recipes.


Best prawn curry recipes

Prawn karahi

Plenty of spice, fresh prawns and ripe tomatoes are key to this authentic Pakistani prawn curry, finished with green chilli and ginger.

A prawn curry in a wide casserole pan with rice on the side

10-minute prawn curry

Our fastest prawn curry, this recipe is perfect for a speedy midweek meal. Just give a ready-made paste a lift with a kick of fresh ginger and garlic and you have an (almost) instant curry.

Quick Prawn Curry Recipe

Prawn caldine

Check out our quick and easy Indian curry recipe packed with juicy prawns, creamy coconut milk and crunchy green beans. This light, fragrant Indian curry originates from Goa and is gluten-free.

Prawn Caldine Curry Recipe

Malaysian prawn and pineapple curry with crispy onions

Pineapples are abundant in Malaysia and add sweet and sour notes to this savoury curry.

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Two plates of Malaysian prawn and pineapple curry with crispy onions and chillies

Prawn massaman Thai curry

Massaman curry comes from southern Thailand and is not as fiery as green or red Thai curries. We love the fragrant flavours and the texture that the peanuts add.

Prawn Massaman Curry Recipe

Prawn and pumpkin curry

This impressive prawn and pumpkin curry may look complicated, but once you have all the ingredients prepped it’s quite quick to make. Serve with steamed basmati rice and top the curry with crispy shallots and fried curry leaves, or fresh coriander.

Two small pans of prawn and pumpkin curry next to a wine glass

King prawn and tomato curry

Use king prawns in this impressive curry. Luke Nguyen takes inspiration from the cuisine of Myanmar to create this recipe, taken from his book From China To Vietnam.

King Prawn Curry Recipe

Goan prawn curry

Try Maunika Gowardhan's vibrant green coconut prawn curry with chilli, coriander and curry leaves. She's used shell-on prawns as they add so much flavour, although you could make this with shelled prawns as well.

Goan Prawn Curry Recipe

Healthy prawn masala

This simple prawn masala is super-easy to make, ready in under an hour AND comes in at less than 500 calories, perfect if you're on the 5:2 diet. It's so delicious you'll forget you're being virtuous.

Prawn Masala Recipe

Jamaican prawn and sweet potato curry

Jamaican jerk curry paste, scotch bonnet chillis and ground allspice give this Caribbean curry plenty of heat. Pack with prawns and sweet potatoes for a nutritional meal ready in 40 minutes.

Jamaican Curry Recipe With Prawns and Sweet Potato

Quick prawn curry

One of our mid-week favourites: a 15-minute prawn curry flavoured with coriander and balti paste that has fewer than 250 calories. Serve with rice and a lime pickle yoghurt.

Healthy Prawn Curry Recipe

Tamarind prawn curry

Prawn curry in under half an hour, even when you make your own spice paste. Add tamarind and coconut milk for flavour and serve with rice and chapatis.

Tamarind Prawn Curry Recipe

Prawn and black pepper curry

Black pepper and green chillies give this simple prawn curry vibrance and heat and makes an excellent mid-week meal, as it only takes 30 minutes.

Easy Prawn Curry Recipe with Black Pepper


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