Shrimp Curry with Saba

A curried shrimps with a twist. This shrimp recipe includes saba or plantain bananas which will have a little sweetness. Curried dishes mostly are Thai and Indian cuisines and I think this recipe is adopted to those kinds of dishes. I Hope you will also like this dish like the chicken curry that has become one of our favorite Filipino food.

To cook shrimp curry with saba; Peel plantain bananas and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Set aside. Heat a saucepan and melt the butter then saute onion until translucent. Then add in the plantain, bay leaves and curry powder. Stir cook for about 1 minute. Then pour in broth and milk and simmer for 10 minutes. Add in the shrimps and cook until done. Pour in lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.

 

How to Cook Shrimp Curry with Saba
 
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Recipe type: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ kilo shrimps, shelled
  • 1 kilo ripe saba bananas (plantains)
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 pcs bay leaf
  • 2 Tbsp curry powder
  • ½ cup vegetable broth or water
  • ½ cup fresh milk
  • 1 pc lemon, juice extracted
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
How to cook Shrimp Curry with Saba:
  1. Peel plantain bananas and cut into ½ inch slices. Set aside.
  2. Heat a saucepan and melt the butter then saute onion until translucent.
  3. Then add in the plantain, bay leaves and curry powder.
  4. Stir cook for about 1 minute. Then pour in broth and milk and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add in the shrimps and cook until done. Pour in lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve hot.

 



Shrimp Curry with Saba