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South Pacific Shrimp [Jan. 14th, 2008|12:25 pm]
Tantalizing the world one tastebud at a time...

the_epicureans

[yodels]
[mood |chipperchipper]

I actually cooked myself a real dinner last night, so I thought I'd share. It turned out pretty well, and was wicked easy to prepare. I even have photographic evidence.



These are American standard measurements.

South Pacific Shrimp

1/3 c coconut milk
2 serrano or jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
1 t minced fresh ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
2 t soy sauce
¼ c lime juice
1 T brown sugar
1 lb shrimp (30-40/lb), peeled and deveined
1 t olive oil
½ c diced, seeded tomatoes
4 c baby spinach

-Combine first seven ingredients and mix well. Add shrimp, toss to coat. Cover and marinate for 10-15 minutes in fridge.

-Drain well, reserve marinade.

-Heat oil in 12 in. nonstick skillet over med-high heat. Add shrimp and cook, turning once, until barely pink—about 30 sec. on each side. Remove from pan and set aside.

-Add tomato and spinach to pan, cook until the spinach begins to wilt. Add reserved marinade, simmer until sauce starts to thicken, about 2 minutes.

-Add shrimp back into pan, heat thoroughly. Serve immediately.

Excellent over rice. Serves about 4.

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Enjoy!

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Comments:
[User Picture]From: sassy_cissa
2008-01-15 03:24 am (UTC)
Oh man, that looks yummy. *prints*
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[User Picture]From: xpyromania05x
2008-01-16 02:50 am (UTC)
sounds and looks deliciously yummy
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