Brazilian Shrimp Stew

Recipe by GRECORICAN
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Toss shrimp with black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, garlic, and lemon juice and marinate, covered and chilled, 20 minutes.
  • Purée tomatoes with juice in a blender until smooth.
  • Cook onion and bell pepper in olive oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately low heat, stirring, until softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Add cayenne, 1 tablespoon cilantro, and remaining teaspoon salt and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add tomato purée and simmer briskly, stirring, until mixture is very thick, about 15 minutes. Stir in coconut milk and bring to a boil, then add shrimp mixture and cook, stirring, until shrimp are just cooked through, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Stir in dendê oil and remaining 4 tablespoons cilantro and season with salt and pepper.
  • * Available at Brazilian and West African markets and Kalustyan's (800-352-3451).
  • Makes 6 servings.
  • Gourmet.
  • December 2002.
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