Shrimp Coconut Curry

Ingredients

Brine Solution

1/4 cup kosher salt

2 T brown sugar

1 T soy sauce

4 cups water

1 cup ice cubes

Curry

1 1/2 pound large shrimp shells removed, deveined, brined, and dried.

1 T  butter

2 T olive oil

2 gloves garlic minced

1 container Maya Kaimal Coconut Curry Simmer Sauce*

1 red pepper chopped

1 serrano chili seeded and diced

2 T olive oil

1 15 ounce can small baby corn cut into 1 inch pieces

1/2 cup of water

3 T cilantro chopped

Lime wedges

Optional

Naan bread

Directions

Brining Step

Add salt,sugar, and soy sauce to water and mix until salt and sugar dissolved.  Add shrimp and ice cubes to brine. Brine 15-20 minutes. Remove shrimp, shell, devein, and dry.

Curry

Add butter and olive oil to large skillet over medium high heat and add garlic. Cook a couple of minutes until fragrant then add shrimp. Cook a few minutes and turn over and finish cooking on other side until light pink and opaque. Remove to plate and set aside. Add olive oil to small Dutch oven or large skillet. Add Serrano chili and red pepper. Cook 4-6 minutes over medium heat. Lower heat and add curry sauce,shrimp with juices and baby corn,simmer a few minutes until shrimp is heated. If sauce becomes to thick add water and mix.  Serve over Jasmine rice or quinoa with cilantro and lime wedges.

*Maya Kaimal has refrigerated and shelf stable sauces. I use the refrigerated sauces. Our Costco carries a double package of their Vindaloo Indian Simmer Sauce and Coconut Curry Simmer Sauce in the refrigerated section.

 

 

Alaska Halibut Shrimp Curry

Ingredients

2 limes

1 pound Alaskan halibut skinned 1 1/2 inch chunks

10 ounces large uncooked shrimp deveined cut in half

1 T peanut oil

1 cup shallots chopped

2 garlic cloves minced

1 red pepper rough chopped

2 T fresh grated ginger

3 T Thai Kitchen red curry paste

1 can coconut milk

1 t Siracha sauce

1 T fish sauce nam pla or Nucor nam

Salt and pepper

1/3 cup fresh cilantro chopped

1/4 cup Thai basil chopped

Directions

Grate 2 limes for 1 1/2 t of zest. Squeeze limes to measure 2 T of juice.

Heat peanut oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add shallots,garlic, pepper, and ginger and sauté until fragrant 3-4 minutes. Stir in curry paste, coconut milk, fish sauce, Sriricha sauce, lime zest, and lime juice stirring gently. Simmer 4-5 minutes. Add halibut and shrimp and simmer for about 6 minutes. Season to taste. Serve over quinoa or rice. Provide cilantro, Thai basil, additional hot sauce, and dried shrimp as condiments.