Shrimp In Coconut Cream Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Fresh coconut/1 package unsweetened shredded coconut1
 Boiling water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Onions2 Large, finely chopped
 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Curry powder1 Teaspoon
 Green pepper1 Medium, sliced
 Cooked shrimp12 Large, shelled and deveined

Directions

GETTING READY
1 To prepare coconut cream, punch holes in the eyes on the top of the coconut ,drain the transparent liquid and keep aside.
2 Break open the coconut with a hammer ,remove the meat and dark skin then shred the coconut finely

MAKING
3 Steep the shredded coconut in transparent liquid for 20 minutes then squeeze through a cheesecloth to obtain the cream.
4 In a pan heat butter and saute the onions until soft and pale golden.
5 Add in curry powder and cook for 2-3 minute
6 Add the pepper slices , cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes.
7 Add the shrimps and season with salt. Simmer for another 1 minute.
8 Keeping the heat low add in coconut cream and simmer until sauce and shrimps are cooked properly however do not let the sauce boil.

SERVING
9 Serve hot with plain boiled rice.

TIP
Fresh coconut can be replaced with the packaged one. Add 1/2 a cup of boiling water to abtain the cream.
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