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Recipe: Shrimp Run-Down August 24, 2009

Filed under: Jamaica,Recipes — carter8613 @ 6:30 am
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Shrimp Run-Down

Shrimp Run-Down



  • 2 lbs of medium size shrimp
  • 3 pints of coconut milk
  • 1 large onion, sliced into rings
  • 1 tsp of curry powder
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 Scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 oz butter (for the marinade)
  • 1 oz white wine
  • 1 oz Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 oz lime juice



  • Marinate shrimps for three minutes
  • Boil the coconut milk in a thick bottom pot until a custard is formed
  • Add curry powder, onion rings, garlic and pepper
  • Simmer for five minutes and remove from heat
  • Heat saute pan and remove shrimp from marinade
  • Add butter and garlic to sauce pan and when butter is melted add shrimps and saute until almost cooked
  • Add the coconut milk to the already sauteing shrimp and let simmer until the shrimps are tender
  • Serve with boiled bananas or rice and peas

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