Shrimp With Coconut Sauce

ShrimpHow to Make  Garlic Shrimp with Coconut Sauce

1lb large shrimp,peeled deveined

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/4 tsp white vinegar

2 tsp cumin seeds

1/2 tsp black peppercorns

4 large cloves garlic

3 dried red chili

1/2 cup shredded fresh Coconut

2 tbs Olive oil

Salt to taste

1/4 Cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves


Method :

1. Peel the shrimp in a medium – size bowl, sprinkle the turmeric over them, and toss.

Refrigerate, covered, for 20 – 30 minutes, to allow the shellfish to absorb the

spice’s flavor and color


2. Pour the vinegar into a small bowl and add the cumin seeds, peppercorns,garlic and

chilies. Soak until the chilies soften about 20 minutes. Then blend all of the soaked

ingredients and add Coconut and 1/4 cup water,puree,scraping the inside of the jar as

needed, to form a smooth, red speckled paste.


3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the shrimp and let cook about

1 minute, add Coconut -garlic sauce and the salt. Stir one or twie, lower the heat to

medium and simmer,uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are salmon orange,

curled and tender about 5 minutes.