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Shrimp In Coconut Cream

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Ingredients
  Fresh coconut/1 package unsweetened shredded coconut 1
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 2 Large, finely chopped
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Curry powder 1 Teaspoon
  Green pepper 1 Medium, sliced
  Cooked shrimp 12 Large, shelled and deveined
Directions

GETTING READY
1 To prepare coconut cream, punch holes in the eyes on the top of the coconut ,drain the transparent liquid and keep aside.
2 Break open the coconut with a hammer ,remove the meat and dark skin then shred the coconut finely

MAKING
3 Steep the shredded coconut in transparent liquid for 20 minutes then squeeze through a cheesecloth to obtain the cream.
4 In a pan heat butter and saute the onions until soft and pale golden.
5 Add in curry powder and cook for 2-3 minute
6 Add the pepper slices , cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes.
7 Add the shrimps and season with salt. Simmer for another 1 minute.
8 Keeping the heat low add in coconut cream and simmer until sauce and shrimps are cooked properly however do not let the sauce boil.

SERVING
9 Serve hot with plain boiled rice.

TIP
Fresh coconut can be replaced with the packaged one. Add 1/2 a cup of boiling water to abtain the cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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