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Saturday, April 13, 2019

20-Minute Zanzibar Shrimp Recipe

20-Minute Zanzibar Shrimp Recipe

Known as the Spice Island food in Zanzibar usually means seafood.



Zanzibar is a group of islands in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. There are hundreds of seafood recipes our favorite is 20-minute Zanzibar shrimp.


There are hundreds of seafood recipes; our favorite is 20-minute Zanzibar shrimp.

20-Minute Zanzibar Shrimp


Ingredients
1 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp
2 onions, finely diced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 hot peppers, chopped
3 tomatoes, finely diced
½ teaspoon ground turmeric
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups shrimp stock
2 cups coconut milk
2 tablespoons peanut oil


Directions
Heat a deep-sided frying pan until hot and add the oil. Add the onions, garlic, hot pepper and tomatoes and cook for about 5 minutes. Add spices to the onion tomato mixture. Add the shrimp stock and coconut milk to the pan and bring to the boil. Add shrimp to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes, until the shrimp is cooked through. Serve over rice.



Did you know
Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the United Republic of Tanzania in 1964. Zanzibar maintains semi-autonomy and participates in national elections.


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