Thai Shrimp With Creamy Coconut-Peanut Sauce

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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (368.7 g)
  • Calories 500.1
  • Total Fat - 20.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 13.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 155.6 mg
  • Sodium - 2404 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 55.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5 g
  • Sugars - 8.4 g
  • Protein - 28.8 g
  • Calcium - 257.2 mg
  • Iron - 3.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 60.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on. Place the shrimp in a bowl with 1 tablespoon of the oil, garlic, salt and red chili flakes. Toss to coat and let marinade for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Heat a 12-inch skillet over medium high heat with 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the onion and peppers and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Transfer the peppers and onion to a bowl. Add in another 1 tablespoon of oil and cook half of the shrimp for 2 minutes, then flip and cook for another 2 minutes or until opaque. Transfer the shrimp to a plate. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil and cook the remaining shrimp then add to the other shrimp.

Step 3

In another bowl or 4 cup measuring cup mix the coconut milk, fish sauce, peanut butter, lime juice, brown sugar and ground ginger and stir well. Transfer the cooked onion and peppers to the skillet and pour the coconut milk mixture of the peppers. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer and cook until reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Add the shrimp to the skillet with the basil and cilantro and toss to coat. Serve over rice or noodles. Garnish with more cilantro and basil, chopped green onion and sliced red jalapeño of desired.

Tips & Variations

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