24 Oct Curried Shrimp
1 pound “peeled/deveined” large shrimp
|Rinse the shrimp and set aside. Add the peanut oil to a heavy skillet or wok set at a medium to high heat. Add the turmeric, shallots, and garlic. Stir frequently until translucent (about 2 minutes). Now, add in the tomatoes and stir occasionally until softened (about 3 minutes). Then, add water and fish sauce before returning to a boil. Add the shrimp to the mixture and cook for a few minutes; until the shrimp turn pink. Finally, add the minced chiles and salt to taste. Keep stirring.
* Place this mixture in a nice bowl and top with the cilantro leaves. Serve the lime wedges alongside if you wish.
* Jasmine rice is a perfect accompaniment to this dish and adds to its great flavor.