Curried Shrimp in Carrot Nest Recipe

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Submitted by picaress

Makes 4 servings



Excellent source of vitamin A, and a good source of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and fiber. Calories: 277. Adapted from Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH, recipe by Chef Carmen I. Jones, CCP.

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Shrimp in Carrot Nest

2 cups carrots, coarsely shredded or julienne (may be purchased)
1 large onion, chopped to yield 2 cups; reserve 2 Tbsp.
1 1/2 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. water
2 tbsp. olive oil or cooking oil
2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
1 lb. shrimp, peeled medium (may be frozen)
2 tsp. curry powder, mild (or hot as desired)
2 tbsp. flour
1 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
1 tbsp. yogurt, nonfat
1 tbsp. lime juice
1 salt and pepper, optional
1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
2 cups rice, cooked, tossed with
1/2 cup peas, cooked, and
2 tbsp. chopped peanuts, optional

Recipe Directions for Curried Shrimp in Carrot Nest

  1. Place shredded carrots, 2 tablespoons chopped onion (only) and sugar in a medium-sized skillet with 1 tablespoon water; heat on high to boiling and cook for 1 to 2 minutes until carrots are barely done. Remove immediately and cool. Reserve.

  2. Mix optional rice, peas, and peanuts and reserve.

  3. Heat oil in large deep skillet on medium-high heat. Add garlic and peeled shrimp and sauté until shrimp are opaque and tender. Remove shrimp from skillet and set aside.

  4. To remaining oil in pan, add curry powder and remaining chopped onion. Sauté over medium heat until onions are transparent, coated with curry flavor and somewhat caramelized.

  5. Add flour and stir until flour disappears. Add chicken broth and stir continuously until onion curry sauce has thickened.

  6. Stir in yogurt, lime juice, and cooked shrimp. Season with salt and pepper if desired.

  7. To serve: Place optional rice mixture in large circle on serving plate. Reheat carrots and arrange inside the ring, leaving a space directly in the center for the curried shrimp. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Categories

Rice, Seafood, Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 411.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
640
Calories from Fat
104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.6g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
221mg
74%
Sodium
495mg
21%
Potassium
715mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
96.0g
32%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
10.5g
Protein
35.4g
Vitamin A 142% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 12% Iron 49%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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