Friday, February 8, 2013

Thai Kitchen: Red Curry Shrimp

Chinese New Year is on February 10 through the 24th.  I love all Asian foods so I will definitely be cooking a lot of stir fries in the month of February as part of the celebration.  The folks at Thai Kitchen and Simply Asia gave me some wonderful products to try out from their amazing line of prepared pastes and sauces.   I knew it was my opportunity to try prepared red curry paste.  I adapted their Red Curry Shrimp recipe and had dinner on the table in less than 15 minutes.  That means with Thai Kitchen and Simply Asia products you can make your own homemade Asian dishes (better than any take out) for a fraction of the price. 

Ingredients:
1lb of deveined and cleaned shrimp 
1-2 cloves garlic minced
1 inch fresh ginger minced or grated
1 bell pepper chopped into large pieces
1-2 stalks of celery chopped into large pieces
1 onion chopped into large pieces
2 Tbs Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste
2-3 Tbs Thai Kitchen Fish Sauce
1 can Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk
1 Tbs brown sugar
1 bunch of scallions chopped
1 heaping handful of Thai basil leaves or regular basil leaves


Directions:
In a large wok or skillet heat 1 heaping Tbs of canola oil.  Saute peppers, celery, onion, ginger and garlic for 1-2 minutes.  Then add cleaned shrimp and saute for another minute.  

Next add Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste, brown sugar and red chili flakes.  Saute for 3-4 minutes.  Finally add Thai Kitchen Fish Sauce and Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk.  Simmer for 3-5 minutes until shrimp is cooked.  Taste for seasoning and serve with rice or noodles.  Enjoy.






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15 comments:

  1. You know, I have never cooked shrimp before. It kinda stresses me out :) It seems like you can mess it up easily. Anyhow, this dish looks amazing! I love the red curry!

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  2. I love Thai Kitchen! Their curry pastes are awesome :D And how am I not surprised this curry dish looks phenomenal?! You've done it again Ramona, or should I say Curry Queen :D

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  3. I love using Thai Kitchen products...definitely makes life easier and brings some yummy Thai food to the table in a breeze...

    I'm in love with that Shrimp curry , Awesome!

    Regards,
    Manju
    http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com/

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  4. I always buy the Thai Kitchen products because they really are so, so good!
    Your shrimp curry looks fantastic, Ramona... that photo should be in a magazine!

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  5. Absolutely delicious, great photos too!

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  6. What an incredible looking curry my friend, beautiful :D

    Cheers
    CCU

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  7. Ramona! Why didn't you invite me over?

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  8. Your curry shrimp looks really tasty. Sorry I have not been visiting but it looks like your blog has grown. Keep up the good work. Hugs...Biren

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  9. I am just starting to convince my husband curry is a marvelous thing. This dish looks super delicious. I am going to make it for him :)

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  10. I have yet to try any Thai dish. This looks delicious and I love how quickly it came together.

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  11. I always keep a jar of Thai Kitchen red and green chile paste in the fridge! I love them both. Because I do use them, I know for a fact that this shrimp curry dish is AWESOME!

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  12. Has anyone on here had problems with Thai Kitchen Curry? There are tons of bad reviews on amazon now about the lack of flavor now.

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  13. Thank you for sharing this recipe! I made it tonight and it was delicious. My brother is a very 'meat and potatoes' kinda guy and always sticks his nose up to trying something new - he actually got out of his shell and tried this curry and actually really liked it.
    I made a coconut & line rice that I put the curry over - so yummy!

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    1. So glad you enjoyed the recipe. :) The coconut and lime rice sounds great too. :)

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