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Japanese Curry Shrimp Tofu and Vegetables

Cooking curry with instant curry cube isn’t the most authentic Japanese curry, but it is a decent trade-off between taste versus speed and ease of preparation.

Ingredients:

  • 6 tiger shrimps
  • 1 pack of fried tofu (6 oz), cubed
  • 2 garlics, finely chopped
  • 2 small potatoes, cubed
  • 1/2 lb broccoli, cubed
  • 1 small carrot, cubed
  • 1 red bell pepper, cubed
  • 2 tomatoes, cubed
  • 2 small onions, cubed
  • 1 box of curry cubes
  • 4 cups of water

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over high heat.  Stir in shrimps.  Sprinkle salt and pepper.  Cook for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add oil to the skillet.  Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant.  Add potatoes, tofu, and carrots; cook for a few minutes.  Transfer them to a pot with 4 cup of waters and cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet and cook the onions, peppers, broccoli and tomatoes. Cook for few more minutes and add salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer the vegetables to the pot.  Add curry cubes, stir to mix well.  Cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in shrimps to the curry, cook for 5 minutes and serve with rice.
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Shrimp Pad Thai

Shrimp Pad Thai

A quick dish in less than 30 minutes and all the ingredients can be found at a local Asian supermarket.  You can substitute the shrimps with any other protein you like or take them away for a vegetarian dish.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. Thai rice noodles
  • 8 shrimps
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red pepper, finely sliced
  • 1 egg
  • 3 scallions, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, ground or chopped
  • 2-3 Tablespoon oil
  • few wedges of lime for serving

Pad Thai Sauce:

  • 3/4 Tablespoon tamarind paste
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 3 Tablespoons of fish sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon of chili sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons of brown sugar
Directions:
  1. Bring a pot of water to boil, add noodles and remove from heat. Soak until tender (about 10 min) Drain and rinse through cold water.
  2. In a small bowl, mix all pad thai sauce ingredients and set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, add oil, pan-fry shrimps until pink and opaque.  Set aside.
  4. Add oil, stir in egg, scrambled. Set aside.
  5. Add oil, stir in bean sprouts, cook for 3 minutes.  Set aside.
  6. Add oil, stir in red pepper, cook through. Set aside.
  7. In a large frying pan, add shallots and garlics, cook for 1 min.  Add noodles and all cooked ingredients.  Stir in scallions, Pad Thai Sauce and cilantro.  Mix well and remove from heat.
  8. Sprinkle roasted peanuts and lime juices.

 

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