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turmeric shrimp

Creamy Coconut Turmeric Shrimp

Herbs and Flour
Creamy Coconut Turmeric Shrimp is an easy, nutritious meal you can have on the table in no time!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 289 kcal


  • 1 lb shrimp large size
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to your tastes)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  • Heat the oil in a large saute pan over medium heat and add the shrimp. Saute, being sure to flip them, for a few minutes until they are pink and cooked through. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add the coconut milk, turmeric powder, salt and cayenne pepper to a large saute pan. Whisk together until it is thoroughly mixed. In a cup, stir the cornstarch with 1/4 cup water to create a slurry and add it to the pan. Continue to whisk until the sauce thickens. Add shrimp and stir. Serve over rice.


Calories: 289kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 17gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 18gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 143mgSodium: 946mgPotassium: 365mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 230IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 4mg
Keyword coconut milk, quick dinner, shrimp, turmeric
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