Shrimp Curry & Grits

Shrimp curry and coconut milk grits

Serving Size: 3-4 | Prep Time: 20 minutes |  Cook Time: 30 minutes

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Shrimp Curry


  • 2 lbs of shrimp; skin removed & de-veined 
  • 5-6 medium sized tomatoes; roughly chopped
  • ½ white onion; chopped
  • 5-6 cloves garlic chopped 
  • 1 inch knob ginger; chopped
  • 1 tbs ghee
  • Optional: 1 serrano or 2 Thai chilies; chopped


  • 1 ½ tsp mustard seed
  • 1 ½ tsp fenugreek
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin seed
  • 5-7 curry leaves; whole
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbs Fijian Masala


  • ½ lemon; squeezed 
  • ¼ cup green onion; diced


  1. Prepare the ingredients. Set asideraw, tail on, skin removed, and de-veined shrimp
  2. Heat kadai pan to medium-high heat. Add ghee
  3. Add fenugreek, cumin, mustard seeds, and curry leaf to pan. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes
  4. Add onion, garlic, ginger, and chilies. Cook for 3-4 minutes
  5. Add tomatoes. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until tomatoes have cooked down
  6. Add turmeric, red chili powder, Fiji masala, and salt. Mix wellfiji masala, red chili powder, turmeric, and salt in cooked tomato
  7. Add shrimp and cook until pinkraw shrimp cooked in curry sauce
  8. Turn off heat and let shrimp sit for 5 minutes before serving
  9. Serve shrimp atop of grits and garnish with green onion


Serving Size: 3-4 | Prep Time: 2 minutes |  Cook Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 cups water 
  • 1 /1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 1 cup yellow corn grits 
  • 1 tbs ghee 


  1. Heat medium saucepan. Add water, coconut milk, and salt and bring to a boil
  2. Slowly stir in grits into boiling mixtureyellow corn grits mixed into boiling coconut milk
  3. Stir continuously and thoroughly until grits are well mixed
  4. Let the pan return to a boil, cover with a lid, and reduce temperature to low. Cook for 4 minutes
  5. Add more coconut milk if a creamier consistency is desired 
  6. Stir in ghee. Serve immediately 

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