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Shrimp with Curry Peanut Sauce

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Seafood
Keyword: Shrimp
Servings: 4
Author: Melissa Reome


  • 16 oz package of wild red Argentinian shrimp 
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup smooth natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt or to taste
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Combine in a medium saucepan over medium heat: coconut milk, peanut butter, brown sugar, rice vinegar, curry powder, salt.  Stir, then bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until thickened and creamy. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick skillet to medium high heat.  Season shrimp with sea salt and place on skillet for approximately 3 minutes per side or until shrimp are cooked through (shrimp are fulling cooked when they reach 140F.
  • Top shrimp with cilantro (optional) and serve immediately with peanut sauce.