Curry Shrimp
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Quick and spicy Jamaican curry shrimp with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and scotch bonnet pepper.
Serves: 4
  • 2 lbs fresh shrimp
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 roasted red pepper, chopped
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1½ cups of water
  1. Chop your onion, tomato, pepper, scallion, garlic, and scotch bonnet pepper.
  2. Peel and remove the vein from the shrimp.
  3. In a large skillet, add olive oil, curry powder, and fresh thyme.
  4. Cook on medium heat for approximately 1 minute, until the curry powder becomes very fragrant.
  5. Add the tomatoes, roasted red pepper, onions, scallion, salt, pepper, garlic, and thyme.
  6. Sauté for 5 minutes, stirring frequently so all the ingredients are coated in the curry oil.
  7. Add water and bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat back down to medium and toss in your shrimp.
  9. Stir the shrimp into the mixture and let simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes or so, until the shrimp is cooked and no longer opaque.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 99 Fat: 2 Carbohydrates: 9 Sugar: 3 Sodium: 145 Protein: 13
Recipe by The Eat More Food Project at