Red Curry Shrimp and Tofu

Red Curry Shrimp and Tofu



Calories in serving



30 min


45 min

Spicy red curry soup with shrimp, tofu and coconut milk is Sino-Khmer food from Cambodia. Back home we make red curry sauce from scratch that take time to prepared. This red curry shrimp and tofu recipe is easy, fast and delicious. It is one of the best Asian recipes in South East Asia. Cambodian people like  to prefer cooking this kind of food for serving their family and friends.


Tablespoons vegetable oil2
Cloves garlic, minced2
Yellow onion, chopped1
Tablespoons fresh or frozen minced lemon grass (option)2
Canned 4 oz Red curry paste1
Cup coconut milk1
Cups water2
Tablespoon fish sauce1
Tablespoon sugar1
Teaspoon salt½
Teaspoon black pepper¼
Large or medium size shrimp, peeled and de-veined0.50 kg
Pieces firm tofu, cut into small cubes4

Directions to make Red Curry Shrimp and Tofu

  1. Heat up a wok or soup pot.
  2. When soup pot is hot, add oil, garlic, onion and lemon grass, stirs well.
  3. Add red curry paste, coconut milk and water, stirs well.
  4. Seasoning with fish sauce, sugar, salt and black pepper.
  5. Add shrimp and tofu, stirs well, cook till shrimp turns darker pink color.
  6. Serve hot with rice, noodles or with Italian or French bread.

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Related: Sweet Sour and Spicy Shrimp Soup

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