Green Curry Shrimp

This Thai recipe proves that 30-minute meals have no limits when it comes to bold Asian flavors. The shrimp, green beans, and carrots cook in a green curry and coconut milk sauce and are served with jasmine rice.

Green Curry Shrimp
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Cook 20 mins


  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon prepared green curry paste (such as Thai Kitchen)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) coconut milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 pound haricots verts (thin green beans) or regular green beans
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cored, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, cleaned and deveined (about 24)
  • Lime wedges and fresh basil, for garnish

Make It

1. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in large saucepan; stir in rice, reduce heat to very low, cover and simmer 20 minutes or until tender.

2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add curry paste and cook for an additional 30 seconds. Whisk in coconut milk, chicken broth, fish sauce and sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, gently for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Add green beans, red pepper and carrots. Cook for 6 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp tender. Nestle shrimp into liquid and cook for about 3 minutes, turning shrimp in liquid, halfway through cooking time. Turn off heat and cover until ready to serve.

4. Serve with rice and wedges of lime. Garnish with basil, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 493, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 217, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 57, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 35, sodium (mg): 992, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.