Shrimp with Red Curry and Basil

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This quick and easy shrimp recipe, created by Chef Paul Kahan of the Blackbird in Chicago, has a gentle Asian flavor. The addition of just 1/2 cup sour cream blends the flavors perfectly.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • In a large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shrimp, green onions and garlic; saute 3 minutes.
  • Stir in wine and cover. Cook on high heat 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp and keep warm.
  • Add red curry powder, lime juice, basil, salt, sugar and sour cream to skillet. Simmer 2 minutes over low heat. Return shrimp to pan. Warm gently. Serve over rice or noodles.