Charleston Style Shrimp Curry

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Dec. 14, 2011


Water 9 Cup (144 tbs)
Large shrimp 3 Pound
Onion 1 Large , finely chopped
Finely chopped apple 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Finely chopped celery 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Butter/Margarine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Curry powder 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/8 Teaspoon
Hot cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (As Needed)



1) Boil 9 cups water and add shrimp, and return to a boil. Let it simmer for 3-5 minutes.

2) Drain the shrimp and rinse in cold water. Chill them.

3) Peel and devein the shrimp and keep aside.


4) In a saucepan, melt butter and saute onion, apple, and celery in butter for 5 minutes.

5) Add 1 cup water and cook, uncovered, on low heat for 25 minutes or until liquid reduces.

6) Add whipping cream, curry powder, salt, and pepper. Mix and let it simmer, uncovered for 10 minutes.

7) Fold in shrimp, and simmer until thoroughly heated.


8) Serve the Charleston style shrimp curry with rice.


The curry can also be served with flaked coconut, toasted almonds, peanuts, raisins, fig preserves, chutney, pickle relish, crumbled bacon, bananas, chopped hard-cooked egg, chopped green pepper, and chopped onion.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 513Calories from Fat 261

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 400 mg16.67%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 36 g72%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet