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Stir-Fried Turmeric Shrimp with Shallots and Chilies

20 minutes

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Stir-Fried Turmeric Shrimp with Shallots and Chilies

This simple, intensely flavored stir-fry features the flavors of Malaysia and Indonesia, cuisines that blend Indian, Chinese and Southeast Asian influences. Curry leaves have an inimitable flavor that’s citrusy yet also very savory. Include them if you can (they’re sold in most Indian grocery stores), but if not available, the stir-fry is still delicious without. For those with timid palates, use the smaller amount of chili and be sure to seed them. If you’re a chili aficionado, use the larger quantity and leave in the seeds for added heat. Serve with steamed rice.

4

Servings

20 minutes

Reviews
Mark V.
August 1, 2022
Excellent
This was a very easy and very delicious dish. I served this over brown basmati rice (because I had it on han, otherwise white would be just as good). I read the other posted review saying it wasn’t too saucy, so I went a bit heavy handed on the oil and also on the water in the sauce, and I only used 3/4 lbs shrimp. I loved it, will make it again.
Jennifer B.
July 3, 2022
Fantastic!
This was just delicious. The seasoning was perfect. The picture showed some sauce, but this was completely dry, the only liquid was a tablespoon of fish sauce. Did I miss something?

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