Thai Pineapple Shrimp Curry


My family thinks that this is better then at our local Thai restaurant! You can use less or more of the red curry paste for less or more heat. We like it spicy!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ cup red curry paste

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2 (14 ounce) cans light coconut milk

  • 3 small leeks, chopped

  • ½ Spanish onion, chopped

  • 3 ounces sliced bamboo shoots, drained

  • 5 tablespoons white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 6 ounces fresh green beans, halved, or more to taste

  • ½ red bell pepper, cut into matchstick-size pieces

  • ½ green bell pepper, cut into matchstick-size pieces

  • 2 scallions, sliced

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and thinly sliced

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks

  • 3 cups cooked jasmine rice


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir curry paste until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir shrimp into paste and cook for 3 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a plate, scraping as much paste back into the skillet as possible.

  2. Pour coconut milk into the curry paste. Add leeks, onion, bamboo shoots, sugar, and fish sauce; bring to a boil. Add green beans, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, scallions, and jalapeno pepper and simmer until vegetables are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Add shrimp and pineapple; cook and stir until shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 5 minutes more. Serve curry over cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

651 Calories
26g Fat
76g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 651
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 1624mg 71%
Total Carbohydrate 76g 28%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 52mg 259%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 547mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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