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shrimp curry

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

My husband adores curry. He'd have me put a whole bottle of curry powder in this recipe if I'd let him. You could just as easily make this with chicken as well, just brown the chicken with the vegetable and simmer until the chicken is cooked through.

yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For shrimp curry

  • 2 lb
    large, uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 stalk
    celery, finely diced
  • 1 can
    sliced waterchesnuts, drained
  • 2 md
    white onions, sliced
  • 6 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
    skim milk or unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/4 c
    corn starch
  • 1/3 c
    rice wine
  • 1/3 c
    soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    curry powder
  • 1/4 c
    fresh chopped parsley
  • salt to taste

How To Make shrimp curry

  • 1
    Gather your ingredients. Mix cornstarch and reserved 1/2 cup of coconut milk to make a slurry. set aside.
  • 2
    Reserve 1/2 cup of the coconut milk and mix with cornstarch. Set aside.
  • 3
    Heat olive oil in deep skillet. Add white onions, garlic, celery, waterchesnuts, curry powder and curry paste. Saute over medium heat until onions are soft.
  • 4
    Add chicken broth, rice wine, soy sauce and coconut milk. Bring to a simmer and add shrimp. Add the cornstarch-coconut milk slurry to thicken.
  • 5
    Continue to simmer until mixture is thickened and shrimp are pink and cooked through. About 5-8 minutes.
  • 6
    Remove curry from heat and add in sliced green onions and salt to taste, if needed. Stir.
  • 7
    Serve over hot cooked rice and garnish with fresh parsley.