Nigel Slater super quick prawn curry recipe on Nigel Slater’s Dish of the Day

Nigel Slater super quick prawns with prawn stock and Thia flavouring on Nigel Slater’s Dish of the Day.

Nigel says: “This prawn curry combines a fresh-flavoured Thai spice paste with a simple homemade stock for a tasty sauce.”

The ingredients are: 12 large king prawns, shells on.

For the stock: 12 retained prawn shells, 2 kaffir lime leaves and 5 peppercorns.

For the spice paste: 1 garlic clove, 2 lemongrass stalks, cut into inch-long pieces, thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and roughly chopped, 1 red bird’s-eye chilli and handful fresh coriander.

For the prawns:1 tbsp olive oil, 4 tbsp coconut milk, pinch salt, 100g mangetout, shredded lengthways and 100g beansprouts.