Shrimp in Coconut Cream Sauce (Jamaica)




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Shrimp in Coconut Cream Sauce

Published Jul 30, 2005


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled & deveined and pre-cooked
  • 4 med. red-skin potatoes, diced
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup coconut milk/cream
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 stalks scallion, chopped in small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 2 dried red chilis, chopped finely
  • ½ cup walnuts (optional)

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  • Warm oil on medium heat.
  • Add potatoes and saute over low heat until just barely tender, stirring constantly.
  • Then add onions, and scallion and let that saute until onions are transparent.
  • Add garlic, paprika, parsley and curry powder.
  • Continue to cook over *low* heat for 3 mins, stirring constantly.
  • Add the coconut cream, thyme and tomatoes, and cook for 3 mins on medium heat - stir often, to prevent coconut milk from drying out.
  • Finally, add the shrimp and cook for another 5 mins (until shrimp is tenderly cooked).
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    6 comment(s) on this page. Add your own comment below.
    Sep 7, 2010 3:04pm [ 1 ]


    Jamaican girl
    Sep 12, 2010 11:36am [ 2 ]

    This is a glorious recipe! Everytime I used it for friends coming over I feel like a master chef

    Dec 13, 2010 12:54am [ 3 ]

    your recipes are great, but would love to see some pictures!!

    Mar 30, 2011 3:16pm [ 4 ]

    Me and husband love this recipe, simple ingredients but great taste.

    Aug 7, 2011 4:37pm [ 5 ]

    I cooked this for my family and they loved it. It has such a wonderful smell in my kitchen.

    Nov 26, 2012 8:14pm [ 6 ]

    This recipe is delicious!! I'm Jamaican and this is my first time making this dish and my bf loves it! great!!!!!

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