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Shrimp in Mustard-Seed And Green-Chile Sauce

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Category: Shellfish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Medium shrimp; peeled and
  • -and deveined
  • 1/2 c Coarse salt

 Directions

SAUCE
1/4 ts Coarse salt
1 1/2 ts Brown mustard seeds; may
-substitute yellow seed
1 tb Finely chopped onion
1 Long hot green chile OR 1/3
-jalapeno pepper; finely
-chopped
1/4 ts Ground turmeric
1/4 ts Cayenne pepper
3 tb Extra-virgin olive oil
Spiced basmati rice; see
-recipe

1. Place shrimp in a large bowl. Gently rub the shrimp with 1/2 cup coarse
salt. Wash the shrimp under cold running water, and place in a colander.
Drain well.

2. Using a spice grinder, coarsely grind the mustard seeds. Transfer ground
seeds to a medium stainless-steel bowl. Add 1 tablespoon water, and
combine. Add the onion, chile, turmeric, remaining 1/4 teaspoon coarse
salt, cayenne pepper, and oil. Add the shrimp, and stir to coat. Cover the
bowl with aluminum foil, and set seasoned shrimp aside for 10 minutes.

3. Place the bowl of shrimp in a large stockpot. Add boiling water to
stockpot until water comes one-third of the way up the sides of bowl.
Cover, and place over medium heat. Cook until shrimp just turn opaque all
the way through, 10 to 15 minutes, stirring once after 6 minutes.

4. Divide the rice and shrimp among four plates, and serve.

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