thai red curry shrimp

28 Oct

this is the shrimp dish i was going to make last week but didnt have limes.  tonight i was going to make something else but didnt have the milk the recipe called for.  so shrimp it was!   this recipe had a lot of promise… i love thai food, shrimp & curry!   this dish disappointed me..  it was too sweet and had NO kick.. it was way too bland for my liking!

 

Thai Red Curry Shrimp

adapted from cooking light

 

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked jasmine rice
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/4 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 (14-ounce) can light coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

Preparation

  • 1. Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a saucepan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  • 2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp; sauté 3 minutes or until done. Remove shrimp from pan; keep warm. Spoon coconut cream (the thick part from top of the can) into pan using a slotted spoon. Add curry paste; cook 2 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates, stirring constantly.
  • 3. Stir in remaining coconut milk, fish sauce, and sugar. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 10 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring frequently. Add bell pepper; toss to coat. Increase heat to medium-high; cook 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add shrimp; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in lime juice. Spoon 1 cup rice onto each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1 cup shrimp mixture.
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