Thai Green Curry Coconut Shrimp with Basil Recipe

Thai Green Curry Coconut Shrimp with Basil

Sweet coconut milk and spicy green curry paste are blended with shrimp and basil to create a comforting Thai curry dish. Serve over Jasmine rice (not included in nutritional info) to soak up the sauce and you have a complete dinner!

If you love Thai food as much as I do, you’ll love this quick and easy dish, perfect for a busy weeknight! A lot of Thai dishes are hard to make at home if you don’t have access to a good Asian market, but luckily with the popularity of Thai cuisine, company’s like Thai Kitchen have made a lot of the ingredients available in your local supermarket. You can adjust the heat to your liking by adding more or less green curry paste, if you prefer you can use cilantro in place of the basil. Enjoy!!




Thai Green Curry Coconut Shrimp with Basil

Servings: 4 • Size: 1/4th of shrimp + sauce • Points +: 3 pts • Smart Points: 2

Calories: 134.1 • Fat: 4.4 g • Protein: 18.5 g • Carb: 4.4 g • Fiber: 1 g • Sugar: 1.8

Sodium: 501.2 (without salt)


1 tsp oil

4 small scallions, whites and greens separated, chopped

1 tbsp Thai green curry paste (or more to taste)

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined (from 1 1/4 lbs unpeeled)

6 oz light coconut milk

2 tsp Thai fish sauce

2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

salt to taste


In a large nonstick skillet or wok, heat oil on medium-high flame. Add scallion whites and green curry paste; sauté one minute.


Add shrimp and garlic, season with salt and cook about 2-3 minutes.


Add coconut milk, fish sauce and mix well; simmer about 2-3 minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through.


Remove from heat, mix in scallion greens and basil. Serve over basmati rice and enjoy!


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