Creamy Spiced Shrimp


Serves 4   Active Time 10 min.   Total Time 25 min.



1 lb medium shrimp, peeled

3 tablespoons canola oil

1 yellow onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 inch fresh ginger, minced

2 teaspoons turmeric

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1 cup chicken stock 

Rice (prepared separately)

2 teaspoons cilantro, finely chopped




  1. Heat canola oil in a Dutch oven; add chopped onions and fry for 4 to 5 minutes on medium heat until the onions are golden brown. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for an additional 1 or 2 minutes. Add turmeric, cumin, and garam masala.

  2. Add cream and chicken stock, and cook for 5 minutes. Turn down the heat slightly and stir in the shrimp and cook until heated through, about 3-5 minutes. 

  3. Season with spice, salt, and pepper to taste. 

  4. Serve with rice and garnish with chopped cilantro.


© 2016 Jon Ashton