Curried Shrimp in Coconut Milk

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 157.9
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 221.0 mg
  • Sodium: 260.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 24.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 teaspoon canola oil
    1/2 cup minced onion
    1/2 cup minced red bell pepper
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
    1/2 teaspoon curry powder
    1/2 cup light coconut milk
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1 tablespoon water
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


Heat oil in large, nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion, red pepper, and garlic until vegetables begin to soften, about 3 minutes.
Season with cumin, coriander, and curry powder. Cook for 1 more minute. Stir in coconut milk, sugar, and crushed red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered for 2 minutes.
Stir in shrimp, and increase heat to medium-high. Cook and stir until shrimp is cooked through, about 4 minutes.
In a small bowl, combine cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water. Stir into shrimp mixture, and cook until sauce has thickened, about 1 minute. Stir in cilantro, and remove from heat.

Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ATJT1980.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    So tasty! - 1/25/21

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    Very Good
    Good. A bit spicier than I thought it would be. DJ says it's a keeper. - 1/31/12

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    This was so easy and wonderful! My whole family loved it. I omitted the pepper flakes and just put the hot pepper shaker on the table for them to add to their personal taste. - 7/12/11

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    I have never made curried shrimp before and this recipe was so easy and tasty! Thank you for sharing a delicious recipe! - 4/19/11