Lemongrass Shrimp

Lemongrass Shrimp

Pair zesty herbs and creamy coconut milk to perfection in this fragrant meal. Fresh lemongrass complements the shrimp with its bright, citrusy flavor.


2 stalks lemongrass
5 cloves of garlic
1-inch knob of ginger
6 kaffir lime leaves
2 shallots
14-oz. can of coconut milk
2 cups chicken stock
1 lb. deveined, shell-on shrimp
Sugar snap peas
Cilantro and rice to serve


1. In a large pot, sauté coarsely chopped lemongrass, garlic, sliced ginger, lightly crushed kaffir lime leaves and sliced shallots in olive oil for 8 minutes until softened and fragrant.

2. Add can of coconut milk, chicken stock and shrimp. Simmer for 5 minutes and add sliced sugar snap peas.

3. Serve with cooked rice and lots of fresh cilantro.

May 10, 2021
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