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Creamy Coconut Shrimp

With perfect combination of sweet and salty, this creamy coconut shrimp is quick and easy weeknight meal. Before you start cooking the shrimp, we suggest putting a pot of rice to cook while you work on shrimp so that you can have a complete meal in less than 30 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, or olive oil
  • 2 lbs large shrimp, 26-30 per lb, peeled and deveined
  • 1 14oz can coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

For serving:

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, heat coconut oil over medium high heat.
  • Add shrimp and sauté, stirring frequently, until opaque and cooked through, 2-3 minutes.
  • Transfer the shrimp onto a plate.
  • Add coconut milk, garlic, ginger, lime juice, ginger, lime zest, sugar and salt into the skillet.
  • Bring it to a boil over medium high heat. Then reduce the heat to medium and simmer to thicken, 5-8 minutes.
  • Add shrimp back into the skillet and cook another 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve over steamed rice with lime wedges on the side.
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Nutrition Information

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 426kcal, Carbohydrates: 10.5g, Protein: 47.4g, Fat: 22.1g, Cholesterol: 364.9mg, Sodium: 441.7mg, Sugar: 4.6g
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