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A bowl of thai green curry with shrimp and rice.
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4.50 from 8 votes

Green Curry with Shrimp

This flavorful green curry with shrimp comes together in less than 30 minutes for a quick and healthy weeknight meal. It's delicious served over rice or zucchini noodles for a low-carb option.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: green curry with shrimp
Servings: 4


  • 1 ½ Tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons Thai Green curry paste
  • 1 13 oz can coconut milk
  • 1 zucchini chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • juice of one lime
  • 1 Tablespoon low-sodium tamari or soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp
  • ¼ cup fresh basil chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion for garnish
  • cooked rice or zucchini noodles for serving
  • sriracha for serving
  • lime wedges for serving


  • Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Once hot, add onion, garlic and ginger and sauté until fragrant, about 3-5 minutes. Add in curry paste and sauté 1 minute. Add coconut milk, zucchini, cabbage, lime juice, tamari and cayenne pepper to the skillet. Combine and turn up the heat to medium-high so the liquid starts to simmer. Cook for about 5 minutes.
    Pouring coconut milk into pot of veggies and seasonings.
  • Add shrimp to the pan and cook until shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Add basil and cilantro to the pan and toss to combine. Remove skillet from the heat.
    Thai green curry with shrimp in a pot with fresh herbs on top.
  • Serve curry over zucchini noodles (can be raw or quickly sautéed) or cooked rice. Garnish each plate with green onion, fresh cilantro, a lime wedge and a little sriracha if you want more spice. Enjoy!


Serving: 1/4 of curry | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 172mg | Sodium: 414mg | Potassium: 604mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g