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Recipe: Curry Shrimp September 23, 2009

Filed under: Jamaica,Recipes — carter8613 @ 6:30 am
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Jamaican Curry Shrimp

Jamaican Curry Shrimp



  • 2 lbs of fresh shrimp
  • 1.25 fl oz of oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1/4 shin of a scotch bonnet pepper, finely chopped up
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 sweet pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup of water



  • Peel and devein shrimp, if necessary
  • Heat the oil
  • Add the curry powder and continue to fry for two minutes
  • Add the tomatoes, sweet peppers, salt, pepper and other seasonings
  • Add water
  • Bring to a boil then reduce the fire
  • Add the shrimp
  • Heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until shrimp is cooked

Best served with white rice


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