Prawns Coconut Peanut Sauce


Prawns Coconut Peanut Sauce

Yes peanut is creamy! Yes coconut milk is creamy! Yes prawns goes well with cream! And yes this recipe bangs! After trying the prawns in the peanut and coconut sauce.. I’m processing this recipe with chicken wings .. insane!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Sauces & Dips
Cuisine African
Servings 3 people


  • Wooden Bowl
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Frying Pan
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Plastic Ladlle


  • 1 kg 1kg Prawns, deveined
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 3 fresh basil leaves sliced
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup groundnut paste
  • 1 medium onion pureed
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 200 ml water
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 small ginger grated
  • 1 red chilli chopped


  • Season the deveined prawns with ginger powder, garlic, basil, black pepper, salt, stir and let sit to marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Pour the groundnut paste into a saucepan over medium heat, add the onion puree, stir and let simmer until cooked through for 5 – 7 minutes.
  • Add the coconut milk, stir in then add water, stir and add the cayenne pepper, salt, stir and let simmer down for 7 minutes.
  • Add the marinated prawns, garlic, ginger, chopped red chilli, stir and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Prawns coconut peanut soup ready to serve.


Keyword Peanut, Prawns

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