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Thai Shrimp and Chili Soup

Thai Shrimp and Chili Soup

A simple, easy, and refreshing comfort food!Image

Ingredients:

14 oz. Coconut Milk
1 lb.

1 tbsp.

Raw Medium Shrimp (peeled and deveined)

Fresh Ginger (finely minced)

3 tbsp.

3 tbsp.

Chili Garlic Paste “Sambal” (or to tasted)

Low Sodium Soy Sauce (or Fish Sauce)

3

2 sprigs

1 tsp.

1-2 tbsp.

2-3 tbsp.

2 cups

Roma Tomatoes (diced)

Green Onion (chopped)

Brown Sugar or Splenda

Lime juice

Cilantro (rough chopped for garnish)

Chicken Broth

Salt and pepper (to taste)

Directions:

1. Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
2. Combine coconut milk, ginger and chili paste in a saucepan and bring to a boil. *Careful not to have coconut boil over*
3. Add shrimp, reduce heat, and simmer for 3 minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon.
4. Add soy sauce, chicken broth, tomatoes, green onion, lime juice and sugar, and then bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes until mixture thickens slightly, stirring occasionally.
5. Return the shrimp to the pan and cook until thoroughly heated.
6. Serve sprinkled with cilantro, if desired.

Options: Add bok choy, spinach, or other leafy green during step 4 and boil until tender.

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Habanero Grilled Shrimp!

Habanero Grilled Shrimp!

An easy way to get summer flavors during the winter!

Habanero Grilled Shrimp

Habanero Grilled Shrimp

Habanero Grilled Shrimp

INGREDIENTS

25 large shrimp (peeled and deveined)

5 bamboo skewers (soaked in water at least 10 minutes)

1/2 tbsp garlic powder

1/2 tbsp onion powder

1/2 tbsp freshed cracked pepper

1/2 tbsp mustard powder

1/2 tbsp curry powder

1 tbsp habanero powder (can substitute cayenne and lessen amount for less spice)

2 tbsp ghee

1 lemon (cut into wedges)

Salt (to taste)

DIRECTIONS

1. Heat flat surface of indoor griddle to high.

2. Mix together all seasonings (except salt).

3. Toss shrimp into seasonings and coat well.  Place 5 shrimp on each skewer piercing both the head and tail. Salt to taste.

4. Melt two tablespoons of ghee on griddle and spread unto surface.

5. Place skewers on griddle and cook about 2-3 minutes per side. Ensure shrimp gets a slight char for extra flavor.

6. Remove from griddle and squeeze fresh lemon juice over shrimp.

Options: Fresh parsley for garnish. Serve over roasted vegetables or dirty rice.