Food With Zing Demonstrated By International Chef At Tamworth Food Gusto 8/9 Sept

Simon Smith is a private chef based in Lichfield, Staffordshire. He has decades of experience in restaurants, hotels, private villas, British Embassies, yachts and cookery schools. In this video you can see one of the recipes that he will be doing at Tamworth Food Gusto Festival 2018. Find attached below all the details of this delicious dish and don’t hesitate to come along to Tamworth Food Gusto 2018 and learn this and other new and easy recipes by Simon Smith. Find more information here.

Creamy Thai king prawns

32x                         Large king prawns

1                              Tin coconut milk (stirred)

¼ pt                       Chicken stock

1                              Garlic clove (optional)

1oz                         Fresh ginger peeled and finely sliced (or pickled)

1                              Chilli finely diced (more or less chilli depending on personal preference)

1                              Lime, zest and juice

½ tsp                     Cornflour mixed with cold water

5                              Leaves fresh basil

1tbsp                     Chopped coriander


  • Fry the king prawns off in a little oil until sealed,
  • Add the ginger and garlic.
  • Add the chicken stock,
  • Add the lime juice and zest and the chilli.
  • Add the coconut milk and bring to the simmer.
  • Stir in a little cornflour mixed with cold water
  • Add the basil and coriander just before serving

The Tamworth Food Gusto Festival takes place on 8th & 9th of September. Gates open 10:30am-5pm both days at the Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds, Tamworth, B79 7NA. Entry costs £2 with children under 10 free. For more information call us on 01530 411337 or email us at