Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Shrimps in Spicy Gravy Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

240 ml

240 ml

240 ml

290 g



2 tablespoons

290 g

1/2 teaspoon

2 sprigs

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons

1 teaspoon


2-3 tablespoons

Vietnamese Hot Sauce

Chicken stock or water

Coconut milk

Red potatoes, cut into chunks

Carrots, sliced

Lime or bay leaves

Fish sauce

Raw shrimps, shelled and peeled


Coriander (cilantro) leaves, for garnishing

Salt, or to taste


Vegetable oil

Chopped garlic

Shallots, chopped

Curry powder

Method :
  • Heat oil in a pan and stir fry garlic and shallots until fragrant.

  • Blend in curry powder and cook for 20 seconds or until fragrant.

  • Add Vietnamese Hot Sauce, stock or water and coconut milk then bring to the boil, stirring constantly.

  • Add potatoes, carrots, lime or bay leaves and fish sauce.

  • Cover and simmer gently for 25-30 minutes.

  • Add shrimps, salt and sugar, then increase the heat and cook for 7 minutes, stirring constantly.

  • Serve at once, garnished with coriander springs.

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