Curried Shrimp and Vegetables

I made this recipe for my son’s birthday party, besides pizza and sandwiches of course ;-) This one was intended to be for the adults. It was a huge success and I actually didn’t anticipate running out of it so soon.

For the birthday party I used Mahi Mahi instead, great choice, but today I had shrimp and other veggies. This dish is extremely versatile so you can replace any veggies of your choice as well as choose any protein you may like. It works well either way ;-)

Well, I am posting this one more for my friends that anything, but my followers will benefit as well because this one is an extremely tasty, fast and easy recipe to whip in no more than 20 minutes.

Enjoy!!

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Curried Shrimp and vegetables

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

1/3 cup tomato paste
2  garlic cloves, chopped
2 tablespoons ginger, chopped
1 tablespoon cumin powder
1 tablespoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 onion, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
1 8 oz bag shredded coleslaw
1 lb shrimp, Chicken breast or thighs, fresh tuna, Mahi Mahi or just veggies of your choice will also work fabulously
1/2 - 1 cup water, depending on how thick you want the sauce
1 tablespoon coriander leaves, chopped
1 teaspoon pepper flakes, optional
Salt to taste
Brown rice to serve

 

Directions:

In a sauce pan add garlic, onion and pepper and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Add tomato paste, coriander, cumin and turmeric powder, pepper flakes if using and cook further for another minute. Add water and combine ingredients. Let it cook for another 2 minutes.

Add protein and coleslaw and cook for about 8 -10 (if you are using frozen shrimp make sure it is thawed out and if you use chicken you may need more than 10 minutes depending on how big the pieces are).

On the last minute off cooking add salt to taste and combine. Sprinkle coriander leaves over the top.

Serve over rice.

 


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12 comments

  1. What a fun trip! And that meal you had looks amazing! I can’t wait to try this one out!

  2. That chicken curry sounds fantastic – that would be so good with coconut lime rice!  So much flavour!

  3. This sounds delicious. I love curries. It is going on my dinner menu next week!

  4. Looks like you had a great time! I love using Spice Islands spices.

  5. Wow sounds like you had fun! I love to see your pictures. And this chicken curry looks awesome!

  6. It looks like you had a wonderful time and ate some great food.  I love adding spice to my meals.  Curry is such a great spice that needs to be used more, can’t wait to try it out in this delicious looking recipe. 

  7. It looks like a great event! The curry looks so GOOD.

  8. This looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Looks like a good time!  The recipe sounds amazing and I use their spices all the time!

  10. So, I juiced 3 limes, the recipe makes no further mention of them, or their juice.

  11. My husband and I loved this recipe! My husband absolutely loved it because it wasn’t spicy like many other curry recipes! I did add a little chicken stock to cut some of the coconut milk. So delicious! Thank you for sharing! 

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