Spiced squash and prawns with coconut and chilli


This is one of my favourite curries, quick and easy to make. Fresh tasty flavours.

Serves 2
2tbsp olive oil
1/2 onion, finely sliced
2 garlic gloves, crushed
1 green chilli deseeded and finely chopped
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tbsp curry paste
1 tin of reduced fat coconut milk
1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cubed
10 large raw tiger prawns
Juice of half a lime
1 handful of coriander chopped
1 chilli deseeded and finely sliced


Heat oil in a medium sized pan, add onion, garlic and chillis and fry gently for 5-7 minutes until soft.
Add turmeric and curry paste, stir and cook through for a minute. Then add squash and coconut milk, bring to the boil and then simmer for 15 minutes.
Stir in the prawns and lime juice and simmer for a couple of minutes until the prawns are cooked. Check the seasoning. Add the coriander and serve with the sliced chillis.

About Gina

Oxford Girl living in the North. Nearly a northerner as have lived in Kendal for over 25 years. Enjoys knife throwing, running, fell walking, snapping pics on my travels round the Lakes and being a domestic goddess. My Chocolate Brownies are legendary so I am told.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s