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Buttered Kale With Spicy Prawns




Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

20 Minutes


Spice Level:




Central Thailand





Buttered Kale With Spicy Prawns

Buttered Kale With Spicy Prawns

Combine seasonal green veg with quinoa, bulgur wheat and green curry paste for nutrition, made tasty.

Items Required For Recipe

Thai Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce - Signature

Thai Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce - Signature

Fish Sauce

Fish Sauce

Thai Green Curry Paste

Thai Green Curry Paste

Thai Green Curry Paste

Thai Green Curry Paste


  • 1 tsp Thai Taste Sweet Chilli Sauce

  • Juice of ½ lime

  • Fresh Coriander Leaves – finely chopped

  • 75g large Fresh Raw Prawns

  • 1 tbsp Butter

  • 1 tsp oil

  • 1 tsp Thai Taste Green Curry Paste

  • Water or Stock

  • 100g Kale – washed and chopped

  • 1 Large Spring Onion – evenly chopped

  • 1 tsp Thai Taste Fish Sauce

  • 250g Prepared Red and White Quinoa Salad

  • Crushed Peanuts - handful

  • Freshly Ground Mixed Peppercorns


Step 1

In a small bowl mix together the sweet chilli sauce, lime juice and fresh coriander leaves. Add the prawns and mix together to thoroughly coat. Cover and set aside in the fridge.

Step 2

Add the butter and a dash of oil to a pan and heat. Add the green curry paste and fry, stirring for a few moments.

Step 3

Add a splash of water or stock and tip in the kale and spring onion. Mix together thoroughly. Add your tsp of fish sauce and then cover with a tightly fitting lid and reduce the heat to low. Leave for about 5 minutes then stir in the prawns and continue to cook until the kale has softened and the prawns have turned pink and are cooked through.

Step 4

Gently warm the quinoa in a pan with a little water or stock. Serve the kale and prawns on a thin bed of quinoa and top with a sprinkling of peanuts and a dash of ground mixed peppercorns.

Chef's Tip

Substitute the quinoa and bulgar wheat with rice or couscous.

Did You Know?

Thailand has 1,430 islands, among the most famous of which is Koh Phi Phi Lee – it featured in Danny Boyle’s film The Beach.

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