Posts Tagged ‘shrimp’

Shrimp Seasoned with Coconut Spice Blend

June 17, 2008

Coconut Spice Blend with its special blend of spices and coconut is a natural blend for shrimp. The Malabar spices in this blend are traditional and are common all along India’s western coastline. If you like Thai food you will enjoy this spice blend. Lime juice and a bit of sugar may be added for a sweet and sour taste.

Serves 4

1 lb shrimp
1 tbsp. oil
3 tbsp. of Coconut Spice Blend
lime juice and salt to taste as this blend has only a small hint of salt

In a fry pan add oil and heat it. Add seasonings and then veggies. Saute while trning the shrimp so the spices coat the shrimp. Add 1 tsp. water, salt to taste and cover the pan. Steam till shrimp are done.

Serve with steamed rice and plan yogurt.


Shrimp Tandoori Recipe

June 16, 2008

2 tablespoon Tandoori Spice Blend
3 tablespoons peeled and minced fresh ginger
3 tablespoons minced garlic
3 tablespoons besan
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 cups plain yogurt
2 pounds large shrimp, shelled
3 tablespoons ghee

Stir together the ginger, garlic, flour, spice blend in a bowl large enough to hold the shrimp. Stir in the lemon juice and then the yogurt, a bit at a time, stirring until smooth after each addition. Add the shrimp and toss.  Marinate for 2 hours

Grill shrimp on both sides while brushing with ghee, until cooked through. 


Put the shrimp in a single layer on a rack in a foil-lined baking pan, brush with ghee, and broil in a preheated oven, until cooked through – about 8-10 minutes each side.

Garnish with roasted cumin powder

Serve with raita, flat breads and chutney.