15-Minute Shrimp Curry Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2 - 3 servings


  • 1 pack shrimps (about 18 pieces), shelled and deveined, thawed completely if frozen
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, chopped
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons curry paste, depending on how spicy you like your curry
  • 2 bird’s eye chilies, chopped (or 1 teaspoon chili flakes)
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • Patis (Filipino fish sauce), to taste
  • Finely sliced scallions, to garnish
How to cook 15-Minute Shrimp Curry:
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a shallow pan.
  • Saute the onion, garlic, lemongrass, ginger and chilies (save some to garnish) about 30 seconds. Add the curry paste. Cook for another minute, stirring often.
  • Add the shrimps. Stir. Cook just until they start to change color.
  • Pour in the coconut cream. Season with fish sauce.
  • Once the coconut cream starts to boil, turn off the heat and leave the shrimps to cook in the residual heat for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Serve Shrimp Curry hot with freshly steamed rice or flat bread..
15-Minute Shrimp Curry recipe


Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins

The 15-Minute Shrimp Curry recipe easy to cook and so good!

This recipe for 15-Minute Shrimp Curry serves/makes: 2 - 3 servings

The 15-Minute Shrimp Curry recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Philippine Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Filipino (more Filipino recipes)

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