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Shrimp Curry
with tomato / spinach / cauliflower rice

Active: 35 min Total: 35 min

This simple weeknight curry is packed with vegetables and comes together fast.
Smarts: A version of this curry was featured way back in 2013. We've updated the recipe and reduced the prep time by using canned tomatoes instead of fresh.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
Metric
Shrimp Curry:
  • Cauliflower florets - 12 oz
  • Butter - 1 Tbsp
  • Shrimp, peeled and deveined - 1 1/2 lbs
  • Onions, medium and red - 1/2, diced
  • Garlic - 4 cloves, chopped
  • Ginger - 2 tsp, grated
  • Jalapenos - 1, diced
  • Oil, cooking - 2 Tbsp
  • Tomatoes, diced (28 oz / 794 g) - 1 can
  • Curry powder, mild - 1 Tbsp
  • Spinach, baby - 2 cups
  • Cilantro leaves - 1/4 cup, chopped
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp

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Prep

  1. Cauliflower rice - Pulse florets in a food processor until broken up into ‘rice’-sized bits. Cook rice in one of two ways: 1) Microwave for 4 to 5 minutes and then fold in butter. Season with some salt and pepper; or 2) Heat a pan over medium-high heat and add butter. Saute cauliflower in heated butter for ~5 minutes, until tender but still crunchy. Season to taste with some salt and pepper. Watch this video for the full how-to on cauliflower rice. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  2. Shrimp - Defrost, rinse, and dry.
  3. Onions / Garlic / Ginger / Jalapenos - Prep as directed and combine. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

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Make

  1. Heat a skillet or saute pan over medium-high heat. Add oil and then onions, garlic, ginger, and jalapeno to heated oil with a pinch of salt. Saute until softened, ~3 minutes.
  2. Add in tomatoes (including liquid) and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes until sauce reduces slightly.
  3. Stir in curry powder and spinach leaves. Saute until spinach is wilted, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp and simmer until shrimp is cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. While curry simmers, chop cilantro.
  6. Reheat cauliflower rice if made ahead.
  7. Stir lemon juice into curry and season to taste with some salt and pepper or more curry powder. Garnish with cilantro, and enjoy over cauliflower rice!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (35)
Gluten-free (3)
Paleo (5)
Vegetarian (12)

29 reviews

This is okay, but nothing memorable. I couldn't find paneer anywhere, so maybe this would have been better if I could make it properly.

By: Chelsea
Posted: Jun 14, 2018
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

kind of flavorless.

By: Brooke
Posted: Jun 13, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

I asked Facebook where to find paneer. Score! This was incredibly flavorful. I left some jalapeno seeds in to kick up the heat.

By: Victoria
Posted: Jun 13, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Used queso fresco instead of paneer because I couldn't find paneer, and it worked great!

By: Audra
Posted: Jun 12, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Couldn't find paneer so went with the tofu. It added substance but the texture was not really close. Would probably omit completely. I also doubled the curry powder -- would be better if spicier.

By: Sundi
Posted: Jun 12, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Too heavy on the garbanzo beans for us, and we just weren't terribly keen on the tomato base for the curry. Would possibly try it again with fake chicken instead of the chickpea version.

By: Jenn
Posted: Jun 08, 2018
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful