Make your meals time better with this amazing shrimp stew recipe we have for you. It is thick, filling, and comforting without any cream. It’s delicious as a side dish or as a sauce for pasta.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound frozen shrimp
  • 16 ounces tomato puree
  • Handful mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter (or olive oil)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped

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shrimp stew

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Method

  1. DirectionsIn a large pot over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add garlic, onion, and red pepper, and let onion sweat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Mix in salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Saute until onion begins to turn translucent but isn’t fully cooked.
  3. Add shrimp, breaking apart pieces with the edge of a spatula.
  4. Once visible ice has melted away from shrimp, add tomato puree and stir.
  5. When mixture reaches a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cover with a lid. Let cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Add mint leaves and continue to stir for another 3 to 5 minutes until mixture thickens to desired consistency.

Source: Pulse Ghana