Easy Curried Shrimp Recipe
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Easy Curried Shrimp Recipe

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I like to serve this dish with grapes or green veggies for added color. It's also nice with dried coconut or pineapple instead of apricots. —Dona Stone, Clearwater, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup shrimp with 1/2 cup rice: 309 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 145mg cholesterol, 316mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.


  1. In a large skillet, melt butter. Add the curry, cumin, salt, garlic powder, coriander and cinnamon; cook over medium heat until lightly browned. Stir in coconut milk. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Add shrimp; cook and stir for 2-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in apricots; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Easy Curried Shrimp in Healthy Cooking August/September 2012, p50

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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