Shrimps with Garlic and Coconut Milk

By Vitia

This recipe for garlic prawns and coconut milk is a quick and easy recipe, combining the delicate flavors of prawns with the powerful aroma of garlic and the creamy sweetness of coconut milk. A perfect meal for a weeknight dinner or for a weekend with guests.


  • 500 G peeled shrimp or shrimp tail
  • 1 fresh lemon juice
  • 2 or 3 pressed garlic cloves
  • Salt pepper
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of butter
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1 to 2 small dry peppers without the semis inside
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 C.S. chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander (a bit less for me)
  • 250ml coconut milk


  1. If necessary, peel the prawns, clean them and drain them well. Put the prawns in a salad bowl, add the garlic, press, sprinkle with the lemon juice, mix everything well and leave to marinate for about 1 hour. Peel and finely chop the onions.
  2. In a frying pan put the butter to melt incorporate the onion let brown without coloring it, then add the prawns brown them for 2 minutes on each side add the small peppers, sprinkle with the coconut milk season with the paprika, a little salt , stir incorporate the parsley and coriander mix, let thicken over low heat..