I know I was just saying how hot it is outside, and how could I want warm spicy curry on a hot summer day, right?  Well, I am very thankful for air conditioning and after several hours of cooling off, and some inspiration from blog surfing, I decided that curry was going to be the dinner entrée of the evening.

Often when I make curries, I find that they are too one-note and the flavors are just not as complex as the curries I enjoy when I am at a Thai restaurant for example.  But this time it was different.  This combination was the perfect expression of sweet, spicy, sour and salty.  No one-note curry this time and I could have eaten plate after plate of it!

Also, this was my first time cooking with coconut oil which I loved.  I can’t wait to try baking with it.

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(Recipe inspired by Family Fresh Cooking)

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5 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Marla {family fresh cooking}
    Jul 23, 2011 @ 9:06 am

    This shrimp sounds awesome! Love that you used the almond butter as a twist & glad you got to try the coconut oil too 🙂 I need to try your version!

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    • Mercedes
      Jul 23, 2011 @ 10:20 am

      Yes it was wonderul! And thank you for your inspiration!

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  2. Bridget
    Jul 24, 2011 @ 10:13 am

    Your recipe sounds delicious, Mercedes! I’m making a green curry quinoa today for my neighborhood co-op. After reading your recipe, I may have to make Thai twice in one week 🙂

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    • Mercedes
      Jul 24, 2011 @ 5:42 pm

      Green curry quinoa?? Sounds great Bridget!

      Reply

  3. emily (a nutritionist eats)
    Jul 24, 2011 @ 7:24 pm

    I would love a huge bowl of this right now! Yum! I love that you used coconut oil.

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