Curry Shrimp Recipe – How To Make Curry Shrimp – Jamaican Curry Shrimp Recipe

Prep: 10 mins – Cook: 20 mins – Total: 30 mins


  • 2- tablespoons virgin olive oil or canola oil
  • 1- 1½ lb. extra large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoons fresh minced thyme
  • 1/2 -1 Tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1- cup coconut milk
  • ½ red bell/ green bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup broth or more
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a heavy bottomed Dutch.
  2. Add onions, garlic, thyme, curry powder and sauté for about 2-3 minutes. If using scotch bonnet pepper add at this time.
  3. Add tomato paste, green onions , followed by coconut milk, and broth. Bring it to a boil then simmer for about 7-10 minutes. Toss in shrimp, and bell pepper. Cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  4. Adjust for salt / pepper and thickness. Serve with Jamaican rice and corn pigeon rice and/or vegetables

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