Spiced-Up Shrimp Curry

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

Curries are some of the best dishes South-Asian cuisine has to offer us. And a spicy shrimp curry really is something to try and cook at home. Be careful because you’ll need to visit the spice shops a little because you’ll see that this dish is packed full of all kinds of exotic spices. So if spicy food is what you’re looking for, you’re in the right place.

Ingredients Needed for Spiced-Up Shrimp Curry

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
1 teaspoon red peppercorns
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
4 garlic cloves
½ jalapeno, thinly sliced
2 star anise
3 cardamom seeds
4 red onions, julienne sliced
1 tablespoon coconut flakes
½ cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons of water
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tablespoon curry paste
½ cup tomato paste
1 teaspoon curry powder
8 ounces of shrimp
½ cup fresh parsley, chopped

How to Cook Spiced-Up Shrimp Curry

  1. Heat a tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the coriander seeds, fennel seeds, red peppercorns, caraway seeds, garlic cloves, jalapeno, star anise, and cardamom.
  3. Add a red onion, coconut flakes, and give it a good stir. Pour the coconut milk and bring to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour everything into a blender and add a few drops of water. Blend until smooth.
  5. Heat the remaining vegetable oil in a skillet and add the remaining onions.
  6. Add the garlic, curry paste, and tomato sauce. Give it a stir.
  7. Add the water, coconut milk mixture, and curry powder.
  8. Add the shrimp and simmer for the next 10 minutes.
  9. Add the parsley and give it a stir.

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