Curried Lemongrass Shrimp & Brown Rice

Fragrant ingredients curry and lemongrass make the shrimp special.


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 1⁄2 cups vegetable broth
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemongrass, grated
  • 1 1⁄2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh basil

Directions

  • In a large skillet heat olive oil. Add the onion and carrots and sauté for 6 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and curry powder and sauté another 2 minutes.
  • Add rice and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Stir in lemongrass, salt and pepper.
  • Add shrimp into partially cooked rice. Cover and cook until the shrimp are opaque, 4 to 5 minutes. Gently fold in the basil.