Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Curried Shrimp

This recipe is from RecipeZazz and the recipe author is luvcookn. It is so good!!!

1 teaspoon cayenne
1 tablespoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
4 garlic cloves, pressed
Gingerroot (1-inch piece, peeled and finely grated)
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 -14 1/2 ounce can coconut milk (well stirred)
1 tablespoon tamarind paste
1 pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
salt and pepper, to taste

In a large saucepan, combine 1 1/4 cups water with the cayenne, paprika, turmeric, garlic and ginger coriander and cumin; mix well.
Bring the spice mixture to a simmer over medium-high heat; turn the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens and is reduced somewhat.
Add the coconut milk and tamarind paste, and bring to a simmer.
Add the shrimp and simmer, stirring occasionally, until they turn opaque and are just cooked through; add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve hot over cooked rice.

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