Shrimp with a Red Curry Coconut Cashew Sauce

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This shrimp dish is quick and takes less than 20 minutes. The shrimp is cooked quickly to keep a sweet moist texture .
It’s better to under cook rather than over cook as to preserve the integrity of the shrimp . Enjoy.

Ingredients to Saute Shrimp:

1 lb. 21/25 shrimp cleaned – tail on
1 tbsp. coconut oil
juice 2 limes
zest of 2 limes
1 tsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. granulated garlic
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
½ tsp. paprika

Sauce:
1 cup cashews or dry roasted peanuts
½ cup medium shredded coconut
3 tbsp. red curry paste
¼ cup Sriracha sauce
3 garlic cloves
1 tsp. kosher salt
3/4 cup vegetable broth

Scallion sliced for garnish :

Process all above ingredients in food processor or Vitamix until well blended.

In Sauté pan ( large enough to hold all shrimp ),
Heat over high with coconut oil. Add shrimp. Spread evenly in pan.  Add all the spices.
Cook shrimp on each side for one to two minutes only .
After browned on both sides, add lime juice and zest of lime.  After 2 minutes add the cashew coconut sauce. Let cook for 3 minutes until finished . (If sauce is to thick at this point you can add some water and cook another minute.)

Top with scallion.

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