Saturday, May 7, 2016

Coconut Curry Shrimp

Shrimp and/or salmon chunks
1 onion finely chopped
2 peppers julienned (use assorted colors)
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
Broccoli, asparagus
2 cloves garlic minced
2 tbsp red curry paste
2 stalks lemongrass cut finely
2 tbsp chopped ginger
Zest of 1 lime
Juice of 1 lime (2 tbsp)
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 14-ounce can coconut milk
4 cups chicken broth (optional if making soup)
Jasmine rice or rice noodles
2 tablespoons julienne-cut fresh basil

Heat oil in large skillet. Add onions, peppers, mushrooms, and garlic til softened. Add curry paste, ginger and lemon grass. Stir fry 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add coconut milk, bring to simmer. Stir in lime juice, fish sauce and brown sugar until well blended. Stir in meat and other vegetables. Simmer 5 to 7 minutes or until meat is cooked through and vegetables are tender-crisp. Remove from heat. Stir in basil. Add chicken broth and rice noodles if making soup. Serve over rice.

Green onions
Lime wedges

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