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You'll need

400 ml can coconut cream, unshaken 1½ tbsp red curry paste, or to taste 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp grated palm sugar 1 tbsp tamarind concentrate 2 kaffir lime leaves 2 400ml cans coconut milk ½ small pineapple (about 1kg), peeled, halved lengthways, cored and cut into 7mm-thick slices 1 Chinese barbecued duck, chopped 1 fresh long red chilli, seeded and thinly sliced, to serve To serve: steamed jasmine rice and snowpea shoots


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  • Remove top layer of cream from unshaken can of coconut cream, place in a casserole or stainless steel wok and stir frequently over low heat for 6-8 minutes or until cream begins to separate. Add curry paste and stir for another 2-3 minutes or until fragrant, then add fish sauce, palm sugar, tamarind and lime leaves. Stir for 5 minutes or until mixture darkens slightly, then add remaining coconut cream and coconut milk and slowly bring to just below the boil. Add pineapple and duck and cook for another 5 minutes or until just warmed through. Serve curry scattered with sliced red chilli and snowpea shoots over steamed rice.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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  • Serves 4 people

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