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Spicy Shrimp in Coconut Sauce

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Annacia *

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@Annacia

This is a Brazilian favorite from the state of Bahia. If you can't find dende oil, a Brazilian staple palm oil, you can substitute annato or peanut oil, but the flavor won't be quite as authentic. Still delicious, though, this dish is a flavorful stir fry addition to your menu.

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Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
large shrimp, peeled & deveined
1/2 c
chopped onion
2 Tbsp
palm oil (or other cooking oil such as annato or peanut)
1/4 c
chopped garlic
1/2 c
chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 c
walnuts
1/2 c
chopped tomato
1 c
chopped broccoli
1/4
coconut milk (i/4 the amount in a fresh coconut)
2 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
coriander
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp
thyme
1/2 tsp
lemon juice
3
dried red chilies (chopped finely)
1/2 c
rice

How to Make Spicy Shrimp in Coconut Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Warm oil on medium heat.

    Add paprika and the onions.

    Saute over low heat until onions are transparent.
  • 2Add garlic, coriander, thyme, parsley, cilantro, chili's, and walnuts. Continue to cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring now and then.

    Add the tomatoes.
  • 3Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring now and then.
  • 4Finally add the broccoli, coconut milk, and shrimp.
    Cook for about 5 minutes (until shrimp are cooked).
  • 5Serve over cooked rice.

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About Spicy Shrimp in Coconut Sauce

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Latin American
Other Tag: Healthy