February: Coconut Shrimp Curry

In a Sunset Magazine that I picked up somewhere, I found this coconut curry recipe that is easy to make, and easy to customize with whatever ingredients that are handy. You could even make it vegan by substituting the shrimp with potatoes and other vegetables. This recipe is a good introduction to basic curry, and it’s great to build and learn from.

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Recipe: Coconut Shrimp Curry

Source: Sunset Magazine, February 2010

Get the recipe here!

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Modifications, Testing and Recommendations: This is the easiest curry recipe I’ve tried recently! I was cooking for 4 people, but I would still recommend making a 1.5x or 2x recipe to make sure everyone has enough. You could add more vegetables to the curry, or serve it with more rice to make the recipe stretch further. This is a very mild curry, so add your favorite hot sauce to spice it up!

I served the curry with Sichuan slaw (coming up next!) and topped with cilantro and the extra chopped peanuts from the salad. I ended up with a lot of cooked basmati rice afterwards so I saved it to make tofu and vegetable fried rice the next day.

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About lgaylord

Louisa believes in expanding horizons and learning - anything that broadens our minds beyond the here and now, allowing us to learn from the past and innovate for the future. She is particularly interested new and inventive methods of sustainability: city planning and green buildings, creating new objects from old trash, and ways that nature can provide examples for new materials and construction. She is also curious about new scientific breakthroughs, technology and discoveries, and how they will shape the future of consumerism and marketing. While science is important to advancing society, Louisa believes that music, education, art and culture are equally necessary, especially on a local community level.
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