Simple crocodile curry


      • 800 gram crocodile steak, cut into thin strips*
      • 300 mL coconut milk
      • 2 shallots, diced
      • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
      • 2 red chillis, finely diced
      • 1 lime, juiced
      • small lump of ginger, grated
      • 1 tsp fish sauce
      • a couple of sprigs of fresh coriander, leaves picked
      • a couple of sprigs of sweet (Thai) basil, leaves picked
      • steamed rice, to serve


 Heat a little oil in a fry pan over a low-medium flame. Fry shallots, garlic, ginger and chillies until they start to soften, then add the crocodile. Fry, stirring constantly, for 4-5 minutes before adding the coconut milk, fish sauce, sweet basil leaves and coriander leaves. Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Squeeze in the lime juice and give a final stir


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