Shrimp Curry
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Once you try it, this easy and flavorful shrimp curry recipe will likely enter into regular rotation at your dinner table.
Recipe Type: Entree
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ medium onion, sliced
  • 1 small red pepper, cut into chunks
  • ½ pound string beans, trimmed and halved
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried coriander
  • ½ teaspoon dried ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 (13.5-ounce) can coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon yellow curry paste
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon chili oil (optional)
  • Chopped cilantro, for garnish (optional)
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large, deep skillet.
  2. Saute the garlic and onion until softened.
  3. Add the red pepper and string beans and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Add the spices and toast for 1 minute.
  5. Stir in the coconut milk and curry paste and simmer over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the shrimp and cook for 5 minutes, or until cooked through.
  7. Remove from the heat and stir in the lime juice and chili oil, if using.
  8. Serve with rice and garnish with chopped cilantro if you like.
Gluten free To make kosher, use chicken or tofu instead of shrimp. To make vegan and vegetarian, use tofu or other vegetables instead of shrimp.
Recipe by Katherine Martinelli at