Shrimp Curry Recipes to Spice Up Your Weeknights

bowl of shrimp curry
Photo: n00dles

There's nothing like a spicy, soothing curry dish to excite the senses and take dinnertime from boring to bold. Add juicy, protein-packed shrimp and you have a 5-star meal. Here are some of our favorite shrimp curry recipes to add to your roster, ranging from Thai-inspired bowls to homestyle Indian cuisine.

01 of 08

Shrimp Red Thai Curry

Thai shrimp curry

Get ready for some serious spice! Chili pepper, fish sauce, and curry paste create a uniquely flavored heat. Perfect for a quick, delicious dinner option when standard fare isn't cutting it.

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Creamy Coconut Curry With Shrimp

coconut shrimp curry over rice

A soothing, coconut-y hug for your tastebuds. Butter, broth, and fragrant seasonings make a rich sauce to coat succulent shrimp. Spoon over a bed of jasmine rice and dinner is served.

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Singapore Noodle Curry Shrimp

noodle curry shrimp
Cindy's Kitchen

A sumptuous mixture of shrimp, oyster sauce, curry powder, and assorted vegetables. The shrimp are coated in this spiced mixture for a juicy bite bursting with flavor.

04 of 08

Thai Pineapple Shrimp Curry

bowl of shrimp curry

Beautifully complex flavor in one bowl. Large shrimp meld with pineapple, jalapeños, chopped leeks, and bamboo shoots. This shrimp curry packs heat along with a delicate sweetness.

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Prawns Curry

shrimp curry in old fashioned floral bowl

This recipe boasts an unbelievable blend of spices. Garam masala, ginger, garlic, and cumin combine for a deeply satisfying experience. It'll be easy to impress guests or family when you make this delicious shrimp curry.

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Indian Shrimp Curry

Indian Shrimp Curry
Indian Shrimp Curry. catherine.drew

"I followed the recipe to the letter and wouldn't change a thing," says Joan. "My husband and I both loved it — very 'authentic' tasting. I served with white rice and a traditional salad and it was perfect."

07 of 08

Shrimp Curry With a Kick

pale shrimp curry in white square bowl

Cayenne pepper, lime, and a generous amount of fish sauce give this curry serious personality. "You get a lot of flavor from this dish in a short amount of time," says reviewer Rosalind. "It's creamy, rich, hearty, and customizable. Great recipe!"

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Prawn Malai Curry

Prawn Malai Curry

"This delicious, mild curry is so easy to make," raves creator Niloufer. "The word 'malai' means cream, but this curry gets its creaminess from coconut milk. This is a recipe from Bengal, which is famous for its seafood. Serve it with steamed basmati rice."

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