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A healthy, easy and delicious Thai Green Curry with shrimp whipped up in only 20 minutes. One of my favorite summer recipes (diabetes friendly, low carb, gluten free, dairy free)

Easy Thai Green Curry With Shrimp

A healthy and easy Thai Green Curry with Shrimp that you can whip up in just 20 minutes. How about that? Perfect for weeknights when you don't want to spend too much time in the kitchen.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword dairy-free, Green Curry, Shrimp Curry, thai green curry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 228kcal
Author Lorena Grater


  • 1 lbs. peeled and cooked shrimps
  • 7 oz. snap peas
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoon green curry paste
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


  • Peel and chop the onion, then peel and crush the garlic.
  • Heat a teaspoon of olive oil in a pan or cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  • Once hot, add the chopped onion and crushed garlic. Sautée for a couple of minutes until translucent.
  • Add coconut milk, green curry paste, and fish sauce. Allow to simmer uncovered for about 10 minutes, or until most of the coconut water has evaporated and the sauce is nice and creamy.
  • Wash the snap peas, then snap them lengthwise to speed up cooking time.
  • Add the snap peas to the coconut curry sauce and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add the shrimp and cook for 30 seconds.


This recipe is for 4 servings of Thai green curry with shrimp.
The shrimp can be substituted for cooked chicken breast cut into small pieces. The preparation remains the same, just add your protein for the last 30 seconds of cooking.
You can eat this dish as is or serve it over healthy carbs like rice, cauliflower rice, or zucchini noodles to absorb the curry flavor.
This dish is best served served immediately. 
It can be kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, but the flavor and texture will be best right off the stove.


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.7g | Protein: 26.2g | Fat: 9.6g | Saturated Fat: 7.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.3g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 865mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5.2g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Net carbs: 6.7g