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Filipino Shrimp Curry Recipe

This is a recipe for Filipino Shrimp Curry.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Shrimp
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. shrimp deveined, head and shell removed
  • 1 Knorr Shrimp Cube
  • 1 small red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium ripe tomato
  • 1/2 lemon or 2 pieces calamansi
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 thumb ginger minced
  • 1 medium yellow onion minced
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed and minced
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons pats fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Arrange shrimp in a large bowl. Squeeze lemon over it, season with ground black pepper and cayenne pepper powder. Mix well. Marinate for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Once the oil becomes hot, saute onion for 30 seconds.
  • Add garlic, ginger, and tomato. Cook until the onion becomes tender.
  • Pour coconut milk into the pot. Stir and let boil. Cover the cooking pot. Continue to cook in medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Add curry powder. Stir until it dilutes in coconut milk.
  • Add Knorr Shrimp Cube. Stir. Continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder and bell peppers (red and green). Stir. Cover and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
  • Put the marinated shrimp into the pot. Stir. Continue to cook in medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Season with patis (fish sauce). Add parsley. Stir. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g