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Friday, February 29 2008

Are you looking for coconut shrimp recipes or delicious shrimp recipes? Here are three shrimp recipes using coconut milk:

Shrimps with Coconut Milk

1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon oil
1 tablespoon butter
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 pound tomatoes, peeled, seeded and blended in blender or food processor
1 pound shrimps, peeled and deveined
1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1/2 tablespoon crushed chili peppers
Salt to taste

In a saucepan, heat oil and butter; sauté garlic and onion for 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, season with salt and cook under low heat for 15 minutes. Add shrimps and chili peppers. Cook until shrimps are done (around 10 minutes) and the sauce is thickened. Add the coconut milk and cook for 2 minutes more. Serve with rice.

Shrimp Skewer with Coconut Dip

24 large cooked shrimps, peeled and deveined
4 tablespoons light soy sauce
Juice from one orange
3 tablespoons dry Vermouth
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 small pineapple
1 bunch scallions
24 cherry tomatoes
Freshly ground black pepper
Oil to fry

For the Dip:
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1 cup whipping cream
Salt, pepper, cayenne pepper
1-2 teaspoon lemon juice

In a bowl, mix the soy sauce, orange and lemon juice, and Vermouth. Add the shrimps, mix well, cover and let marinate for 30 minutes. Peel and core pineapple. Cut into bite-size pieces. Wash and clean scallions. cut scallions crosswise into 2-inch pieces. Wash and dry cherry tomatoes. Take the shrimp out of the marinade. Thread the shrimps, pineapple, scallions, and tomatoes alternately on skewers. Season with salt and pepper. In a frying pan, heat oil and fry for 4-6 minutes per side or until until the shrimp are cooked through. Serve with coconut dip.

Dip: Mix the coconut milk with the whipping cream. Season with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, and lemon juice.

Coconut Shrimp Scampi

1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1 pound medium shrimps, peeled and deveined
4 ounces cream cheese
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
3 1/2 ounces grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon butter
Olive oil
Salt to taste

In a saucepan, heat olive oil; sauté shrimps and garlic. In another saucepan, mix the milk, coconut milk, butter and cornstarch. Cook, stirring constantly over medium heat until thickened. Add whipping cream and Parmesan cheese. Stir in cream cheese and shrimps. Season with salt. Transfer to baking dish and bake for 10 minutes. Serve immediately with rice.

Enjoy your meal !!

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