Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges. Use more sambal oelek for extra heat. Shrimp crackers come in a variety of shapes and are available in Asian markets. Total time: 35 minutes.
1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 to 2 teaspoons sambal oelek (chile paste with garlic)
1 teaspoon fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
3 garlic cloves
2 shallots, chopped
1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled
1 cup light coconut milk
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
Chopped cilantro (optional)
How to Make It
To prepare spice paste, combine first 9 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add spice paste to pan; sauté 1 minute or until fragrant. Add coconut milk and shrimp; simmer 4 minutes or until shrimp are done. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.
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fantastic! I've made this 4 times and it has always been a hit. I've use yellow onion in place of the shallots with no problem. Good to make sauce ahead of time and then reheat and add shrimp ( chicken is good too) just prior to serving.