Curry Shrimp on a Sweet Potato

Photo: in2itgirl

So fancy for a potato.

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1 sweet potato
  • 2 teaspoon(s) extra virgin olive oil
  • ground ginger to taste
  • 1/4 red bell pepper thinly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) curry powder
  • 3 tablespoon(s) coconut milk
  • 4 ounce(s) shrimp
  • cilantro chopped


  1. Prehat oven to 425F. Wrap sweet potatoe in foil and bake for 40-60 minutes until tender and easily squeezed.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small heavy skillet over medium heat. When the oil shimmers toss in the ginger and saute until it becomes very fragrant and starts to softe, 2-3 minutes. Add the bell pepper and cook just until the bell pepper lose their crunch ( 2-4 mins). Decreas the heat to a med-low and add the curry and coconut milk, stirring to thoroughly combine. Add the shrimp and stir to incorporate. Cook just until the shrimp are firm and opaque (1-2 mins) Season with salt to taste and remove from heat.

  3. When the sweet potato has finished baking, place it on a serving plate. Slash the potato with a knife and scoop in shrimp mixture. Sprinkle on cilantro and enjoy.
January 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by in2itgirl and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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