KAROO’S CAPE MALAY STEW WITH SHRIMP

This is a delicious curry-based dish with assorted seasonal vegetables, perfect for anytime of the year.

FOR THE SHRIMP:

4 to 6 medium shrimp

1 tablespoon Karoo stew base (or make your own as shown below)

¼ cup coconut milk

½ to 1 cup mixed vegetables of your choice

FOR THE STEW BASE:

¼ teaspoon curry powder

Pinch of ground ginger

Pinch of garlic powder

Splash of soy sauce

¼ teaspoon peanut butter

To make the stew base: In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients into a paste.

To make the shrimp: Add stew base to a warm sauté pan. Add coconut milk and slowly heat and stir to dissolve paste. Add shrimp and vegetables and bring to a boil while stirring. Cook on a slow simmer until sauce reduces and thickens. Serve over rice with banana and fruit chutney.

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