Curried Lemongrass Shrimp & Brown Rice

Lemongrass and spices give this seafood dish a delicious aroma that will bring you back for seconds.

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

  1. In a large skillet heat olive oil. Add the onion and carrots and sauté for 6 minutes.

  2. Add the garlic and curry powder and sauté another 2 minutes.

  3. 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.

  4. Add shrimp into partially cooked rice. Cover and cook until the shrimp are opaque, 4 to 5 minutes. Gently fold in the basil.