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Spicy Green Curry–Cilantro Shrimp

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 2 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Serve this fiery, Thai-inspired dish over boil-in-bag jasmine rice and with Honey-Spiced Pineapple.Prep: 2 minutes; Cook: 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined medium shrimp
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1 tablespoon green curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 189
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 2.9 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 27.8 g
  • carbohydrate 10.1 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 252 mg
  • iron 4.3 mg
  • sodium 517 mg
  • calcium 53 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. While shrimp cook, combine coconut milk and next 5 ingredients, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Add to shrimp in pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Sprinkle with cilantro; serve with lime wedges.

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