Curried Potato and Pea Soup with Spicy Shrimp

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Yield: 1 serving
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  1. 1 1/2 cups diced potatoes, I use Baby Boomers
  2. 1/2 cup diced onion
  3. 1 tbsp minced garlic
  4. 2 tbsps unsalted butter
  5. 1 tbsp flour
  6. 1 tbsp indian curry powder (madras)
  7. 1 tsp garam masala (indian mixed spice)
  8. pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  9. 2 cups chicken broth
  10. 1 cup whole milk
  11. 2 tsp sugar
  12. 1 cup of frozen green peas
  13. juice of 1/2 lime
  14. salt to taste, plain yogurt, chopped fresh cilantro

  15. Sweat potatoes, onion, and garlic in the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook until onion is soft, 5 minutes.
  16. Stir in flour, curry powder, and garam masala; and cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly, add broth, milk and sugar. Bring soup to a boil, reduce to medium-low, cover, and simmer, stirring often, until potatoes as fork-tender, approx 15 minutes. Add peas and simmer 5 minutes. Finish soup with lime juice and salt.
  17. Garnish with yogurt and cilantro if desired.

  18. Spicy Shrimp:
  19. 12 lg. shrimp
  20. 1 T. Olive Oil
  21. 1 1/2 t. paprika
  22. 1/2 t. ground turmeric
  23. 1/4 t. cayenne pepper
  24. Salt and Pepper

  25. Pat Shrimp dry with paper towels then toss with oil. Combine paprika , turmeric, cayenne, salt and pepper and sprinkle over shrimp.

  26. Coat grill pan or large saute pan with spray. Add shrimp and sear until cooked through 1-2 min. side.
June 2011

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