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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Tanzania Fresh Caught Seafood Dish

Tanzania Fresh Caught Seafood Dish

Tanzania Fresh Caught Seafood Dish


Tanzanian coconut curried shrimp recipe is a simple African food recipe to make for a weeknight dinner. Tanzanian curried shrimp is the favorite dish of coastal Tanzania, the addition of coconut milk adds a sweet savory taste dimension to this dish.


Tanzanian Coconut Curried Shrimp
Tanzanian Coconut Curried Shrimp

Tanzania Fresh Caught Seafood Dish Coconut Curried Shrimp


Ingredients

1 pound cleaned shrimp

2 tablespoons good quality curry
powder

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 onion, chopped finely

2 tablespoons of butter

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/2 tablespoon cumin

1/2 cup coconut water


Directions

In a large saucepan brown over medium, heat the butter, curry, onions, garlic, cumin and paprika. Add remaining ingredients, cover tightly, and simmer 10 minutes. Serve with ugali, vegetables or white rice. 



Did you know
Tanzania’s name is a combination of the first letters of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, the two states that merged to form Tanzania in 1964.

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