Takeaway Style Prawn, Coconut and Lemongrass Curry ready in minutes.

Prep and cooking time: 15-20 mins          Serves: 2-3

Forget the takeaway this incredibly easy dish is a great healthy yet tasty alternative. Packed full of veg and strong flavours it is the perfect weekend dish for all the family to enjoy! 


  • 1 Onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 red chilli or dried chilli flakes
  • 1 stalk of lemongrass
  • 1 lime
  • 3cm ginger
  • Asian Fish Sauce
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 300g raw peeled prawns
  • Your favourite veg (I used broccoli, carrots, peas and pepper – basically what we had left over in the fridge).
  • Brown rice to serve


  1. Finely slice garlic, onion, ginger, chilli and ½ lemongrass stalk (save the bulb end for later). Add 2 tbsp olive oil to pan and saute the onion and garlic for 2 mins. Then add the chill (or chilli flakes), ginger and chopped lemongrass. Heat on medium heat for 5 mins. 
  2. Add the veg and prawns. Fry for 2 minutes then add the coconut milk. Gently simmer for 5 minutes whilst adding a splash of fish oil and the juice of 1 lime. 
  3. Season with salt, pepper and dried coriander. 
  4. Dish up with some brown basmati rice and enjoy your takeaway style curry in no time.


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Happy Running, Happy Cooking – Alex, AC Running and Fitness.