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Curried Rice With Shrimp

Curried Rice With Shrimp

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Curried Rice With Shrimp

Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 large onion, chopped
    2 carrots, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, chopped
    2 teaspoons curry powder
    1 cup long-grain white rice
    Kosher salt and black pepper
    1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
    1/2 cup fresh basil

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and curry and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rice, 2 ½ cups water, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
  4. Season the shrimp with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and nestle them in the partially cooked rice. Cover and cook until the shrimp are opaque throughout, 4 to 5 minutes. Fold in the basil.

Serves 4.

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