Coconut Basmati Rice & Shrimp
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Serves: 4
  • 1 &1/2 cups basmati rice
  • 1-1&1/2 Tbsp of green curry paste
  • 1 (13.5oz) can of light coconut milk
  • 2 cups frozen green beans
  • 1 & ½ cups frozen peas
  • ½ lb of frozen shrimp (peeled, deveined and tails removed)
  • 2 tbsp of lime juice.
  • Salt & pepper to taste.
  1. Add ⅔ cup of coconut milk and 2 & ⅓ cups of water to a saucepan and bring to a boil. After mixture starts to boil, add 1 & ½ tsp of salt.
  2. Next stir in rice, lower heat to a simmer and cover.
  3. Simmer until most of the liquid have been absorbed. This should take about 15 minutes.
  4. While you are waiting for the rice to cook, heat the remaining coconut milk in a skillet, over a medium heat.Whisk in the curry paste.
  5. Next, stir in green bean and peas. Cook for 2-3 minutes to heat through.
  6. Now add shrimp, stir and cook for 3-4 more minutes until shrimp is cooked through. Add the lime juice, season with salt and pepper and cook for 1 more minute. Serve over coconut rice.
Recipe by Family Fresh Meals at