Indian Coconut Pineapple Shrimp (gluten free)

The Healthy Maven has a quick and easy recipe for shrimp that is perfect for those suppers after hectic days!

Ingredients (Serves 4):

  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 4 scallions , chopped (white/light green parts and dark green divided)
  • 1 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1 Tbsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp (deveined and shells removed)
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 cups veggies of choice (original recipe used edamame and mushrooms)
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • ¼ cup fresh basil (chopped)
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup dry brown or black rice (cooked according to package instructions; can also use cauliflower rice)

Instructions:

  1. Thaw shrimp in cold water.
  2. Heat coconut oil over medium heat.
  3. Add in garlic and white/light green scallions. Cook for 2-3 mins
  4. Add in spices and cook for 1 more minute.
  5. Add coconut milk, fish sauce, shrimp and veggies of choice.
  6. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 5 mins.
  7. Stir in basil, salt and pineapple.
  8. Serve over brown (or black) rice, and enjoy!