Thursday, June 10, 2010

Thai-Style Yellow Curry Shrimps

Here is a quick and satisfying shrimp dish made by my Taiwanese friend. The curry sauce is a simple mix of coconut milk (or whole milk) and curry powder. I can guaranteed you that you want to remake this sauce for dinner parties.

Serves 4
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Printable Recipe


3/4 cup milk or coconut milk
2 tbsp yellow curry powder
1/2 teaspoon of soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon of oyster sauce
1 small onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2-3 red chili peppers, seed removed, cut in half lengthwise
300g shrimps with shell and head still on
1 scallion, chopped


1. In a bowl, mix milk with curry, soy sauce, oyster sauce and sugar.

2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion until transparent. Add in chili peppers and garlic. Cook until fragrant, about 1 min.

3. Pour in sauce and stir for about 1 min. until hot.

4. Add shrimps to skillet and cook until it turns pink. Serve over rice and garnish with scallions.


  1. This curry sounds perfect served over rice. What a great idea and I love the use of shrimp too.

  2. Victor, I'll certainly give this recipe a try. I'm new to your blog but have just spent a considerable amount of time reading some of your earlier entries. I really love your recipes and will be back often to see what you and your friends have been cooking. Have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

  3. Thanks all...Enjoy the curry sauce over rice is really good.

    @Mary: Glad you enjoy reading my blog posts. Thanks for the feedback. I enjoy readings yours too.



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