Cooking Recipes Seafood

Curried Shrimp



Curried Shrimp

Course Seafood
Cuisine Amercian


  • 1 cup fish stock or water
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1/2 tablespoon peeled and minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds medium - shells removed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 lemon -- juice of


  • Combine stock, onion, turmeric, salt and ginger in a pan and bring to a boil.
  • Add the shrimp and mix well.
  • Cover and simmer over medium heat until the shrimp turns pink, approximately 4 minutes.
  • Remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon.
  • Strain and reserve the shrimp broth.
  • In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat
  • Add then flour and curry and stir, cooking until its browns a bit, approximately 3 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp broth a little at a time, stirring constantly.
  • Add the shrimp and the lemon juice
  • Add salt and black pepper.
  • Cook until the shrimp are hot, approximately 2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately, over brown or white rice.