Shrimp Masala
En Español (Spanish Version)

Time-saving Tip: Begin boiling water for the rice before starting the recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories344Total Fat11 gSaturated Fat2 gSodium630 mgTotal Carbohydrate21 gDietary Fiber3 gProtein40 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresCanola oil1 + 2 teaspoonsGarlic clove, smashed1Yellow onion, coarsely chopped½ Garam masala (an Indian spice) (Or, mix together ¼ teaspoon each of ground cardamom, cumin, and coriander, along with a dash of cinnamon and a dash of black pepper.) ¾ teaspoonTomato puree (or puree diced tomatoes in a blender or food processor)1 cupPlain low-fat yogurt½ cupLarge shrimp, peeled and deveined¾ poundSalt¼ teaspoonDash of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Directions
  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion, and sauté 3-4 minutes, until fragrant. Stir in garam masala and cook another minute. Remove from heat.
  • Add onion mixture, tomato puree, and yogurt to a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Set aside.
  • Add 2 teaspoons of oil to skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, season with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper, and sauté 4 minutes. Stir in masala sauce, reduce heat, and simmer 3-5 minutes, until shrimp are cooked through. Serve over basmati rice.

  • Exchanges
    5 very lean meats; 2 vegetables; 1.5 fats; 0.5 milk

    Side Suggestions: Basmati Rice

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