Tuesday, April 14, 2009

$40 - DINNER for 8 - Curry Shrimp with rice and Cabbage.


1 Medium green cabbage Apx $2
2 pound large shrimp Apx $16
2 tbsp green or red curry powder Apx $3/bottle
1 large Onion sliced Apx$1
1 tbsp olive oil Apx$6/bottle
6 limes Apx$1.00
1/2 can unsweetened coconut milk(optional)Apx$1.50
Sugar Apx$2

3 cups Rice (precooked) Apx$4/package
1 Qt Vanilla Ice Cream Apx$4
1 Habanero or Jalapeno pepper (optional) APX$.50


Shred cabbage and steam with 1/4 teaspoon Olive Oil and 1/4 onion sliced in rings (cook on low flame) apx 5 min al dente

Rinse shrimp & remove any additional veins; Soak shrimp in juice of 1/2 lime for apx 1 min; Rinse shrimp again; in a sauce pan place the rest of the oil, sliced onions & shrimp. Sprinkle curry powder & turn mixture. Add coconut, turn again, cover & cook 5-10 min or until shrimp are cooked.

Cook rice as directed on package.
Juice the balance of the limes and add sugar, chill & serve.

Assemble cabbage in a bowl and make a nest. Pour shrimp mixture into the center. Place rice in a bowl. Serve with Limeade & scoop of Ice Cream for dessert.

Serves 8

Until next time, when we can chit-chat again!

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