How good is a hearty Red Curry or Chicken Laksa, especially on a cold night? Even better when you can enjoy it at home. 

If you’re looking for a low carb swap – try enjoying your curry over mixed stir-fried vegetables, cauliflower-rice or cauliflower-mash with chosen protein. 

If you’re looking for a low carb swap – try enjoying your curry over mixed stir-fried vegetables, cauliflower-rice or cauliflower-mash with chosen protein. 

10g carbs or less per 100g

Updated April 2021

NameCarbs per 100gSupermarket
Marion's Kitchen Thai Red Curry2.8gWoolies/ Coles
Valcom Red Curry4.0gWoolies
Spice Tailor Thai Red Curry8gColes/ Woolies
Five Tastes Red Curry9.5gColes

The Lowest Carb Red Curry Paste is…

Marion’s Kitchen – Red Curry

Marion's Kitchen - Red Curry Kit
Marion's Kitchen Red Curry - Nutrition Information

Ingredients: 

The paste – Dried Chilli, fish sauce, dried shallots, lemongrass, galangal, coconut palm sugar, shrimp paste and red chilli, salt, sugar, kaffir lime peel and coriander, cumin seeds

Carbs per 100g: 2.8g

Comments: 

  • This is a Red Curry Kit – which I think is handy if you have never made a curry before, all the guesswork is taken out. It serves 4, which means per portion, the carbs only go up to 3.1g per serve.

Valcom Red Curry Paste

Valcom - Red Curry Paste
Valcom - Red Curry Paste Nutrition Info

Ingredients: 

Water, shallot, lemongrass, sunflower oil, galangal, garlic, salt, dried red chilli, shrimp paste, kaffir lime peel, modified tapioca starch, acidity regulator.

Carbs per 100g: 4.0g

Comments:

Most recipes only use one or two tables spoons which would be less than 50g in the whole dish so that equates to 2g of carbs in the whole dish. You will probably have to add coconut milk or cream as per recipe instructions.

You can read about the best brand of coconut cream here.


Spice Tailor – Red Curry

Spice Tailor Thai Red Curry - low carb red curry blog
Spice Tailor Thai Red Curry - Nutritional Information

Ingredients: 

Water, Coconut Milk Powder (21%), Shallots, Palm Sugar, Garlic, Lemongrass (2%), Sunflower Oil, Ground & whole Spices, Red chilli (1%), Coriander Roots, Kaffir Lime, Rice Flour, Galangal Root, Thai Basil Leaf, Salt, Soy Sauce (Soya, Wheat, Water), Yeast Extract, Whole Milk Powder (Milk).

Carbs per 100g: 8g


Five Tastes – Thai Red Curry

Five taste - Thai Red Curry - Low carb red curry blog
Five taste - Thai Red Curry - Nutritional Information

Ingredients: 

Water, shallot, garlic, lemongrass, sunflower oil, galangal, salt, chilli, sugar, kaffir lime peel, food acid.

Carbs per 100g: 9.5g

Looking for a great keto-friendly Red Curry recipe…

I love the sound of the following recipe. You could easily switch the protein to something other than beef if you wish.

Red Curry Recipe - Jordan Pie recipe

“This slow-cooked beef curry is packed full of flavour, and it’s quick and easy to make. You can even double the recipe and stash the extras in the freezer so you’ll have a delicious meal in reserve. “

Check it out here

📸 Image sourced from the page featuring the recipe – Jordan Pie


**Please note information was accurate at the time of collecting. If changes are made to the brand (packaging or nutrition) within our updates, please refer to their website. Changes may occur regarding their availability, please check with your local supermarket for more info.

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