Thai Shrimp Curry

Title: Thai Shrimp Curry
Categories: March 1995
Yield: 1 servings

1/2 c Chopped onion
3 lg Shallots; chopped
3 tb Chopped lemongrass*; (from
-bottom 3
; inches of about 5
; peeled stalks)
3 tb Chopped cilantro stems
3 tb Chopped peeled fresh ginger
1 tb Turmeric
2 ts Ground cumin
1 ts Dried crushed red pepper
2 c Canned unsweetened coconut
2 Bottles clam juice;
2 tb Vegetable oil
2 lb Large uncooked shrimp;
-peeled, deveined
1 Head bok choy; (about 1 1/2
; pounds), white part
; cut crosswise into
; 1/4-inch-thick
; slices, dark green
; part cut crosswise
; into 1-inch-wide
; slices
1 lb Snow peas; stringed
2 pk Enoki mushrooms; trimmed
Sliced fresh basil
Cooked rice

*Chopped lemon grass is available at Southeast Asian markets and in the
produce section of some markets.

**Canned unsweetened coconut milk available at Indian, Southeast Asian or
Latin American markets and many supermarkets nationwide.

Puree first 9 ingredients in processor until paste forms, occasionally
scraping sides of bowl. Transfer curry paste to bowl. (Can be made 4 days
ahead. Cover; chill.)

Boil coconut milk and clam juice in heavy large saucepan until reduced to 2
cups, about 20 minutes. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and

Heat oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Add 6 tablespoons curry
paste; stir 1 minute. Add shrimp and sauteuntil beginning to turn pink,
about 2 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer shrimp to plate. Add reduced
coconut milk mixture to same skillet; boil until mixture coats spoon
thickly, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes. Add white part of bok
choy; boil until beginning to soften, about 2 minutes. Add snow peas; stir
until crisp-tender, about 1 minute. Return shrimp to sauce. Add green part
of bok choy and mushrooms; toss until heated through, about 5 minutes.
Sprinkle with basil. Serve over rice.

Serves 6.

Bon Appetit March 1995

Converted by MC_Buster.

Per serving: 561 Calories (kcal); 30g Total Fat; (46% calories from fat);
17g Protein; 61g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 321mg Sodium Food
Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 9 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 5
1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

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