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September 23, 2011

Taste of Home Thai Shrimp

To say that my five-year-old loves shrimp would be an understatement. He absolutely adores anything to do with shrimp, and devours it when I make a recipe. Recently, he has gotten to the age that he is able to help me peel the shrimp, while I de-vein, which works great as a kitchen learning project. He learns important kitchen steps and I am able to save a bunch of time. Recently, the August/September issue of Taste of Home magazine had a recipe for Thai Shrimp, which looked delicious and a perfect kitchen project for my oldest son and I.

This recipe has 16 ingredients, 20 minutes of prep and 15 minutes of cooking time. I had no problems finding any of the ingredients at my local grocery store. Instead of using store bought chicken broth I used the homemade stock I had in my freezer. I found that it took me longer than the stated 20 minutes to prep my shrimp and the rest of the recipe, but I was working with my five-year-old. The only curry powder I had in my cupboard was madras curry, so my curry ended up slightly spicy. I followed the remainder of the recipe as written.

If your family size is larger than two or if you are a big shrimp eater, you will want to at least double this recipe. This recipe was written as a date recipe, so it makes very few servings. My whole family loved this recipe, it was delicious. and very easy to prepare. The tomatoes make a nice addition to the shrimp and work well together. Since this recipe was small and had a great taste, we had no leftovers to put away after dinner. A delicious and easy way to prepare shrimp.

For the recipe go to Thai Shrimp.

13 comments:

  1. Delish! I wish I wasnt the only one in my house who love shrimp!

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  2. That looks absolutely fabulous! A recipe that I really want to try. That's great that your 5 year old loves shrimp, mine won't touch it with a 10 foot pole. :)

    Following from the blog hop, and would love a comment here or a follow if you have time!
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  3. @Crystal Thanks! My two boys are shrimp lovers and will eat any shrimp dish :)

    @tiff Thanks! My five year old has foods he wont eat either, right now it's cheese :)

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  4. Shrimp is great and I agree with your five-year-old :D All your recipes look amazing, I'm so jealous, mine are never that colorful and pretty.

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  5. @Andreea Thanks! I always worry if my photos look okay since I take them with my cell phone and the lighting in my dining room can be hit or miss :)

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  6. yum this is making me hungry!
    Thanks for stoppin by my blog - I am following you now too.
    Add some of your recipes to my recipe linky too if you like!
    http://retailtherapylounge.blogspot.com/p/recipe-therapy.html

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  7. Looks SO good!

    New follower from the blog hop! Would love it if you visited me at http://4littlemonstersandme.blogspot.com/

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  8. OMG I could eat shrimp every meal. My hubby makes shrimpand egg tacos which sounds nasty but it's delicious! Its mixed with a green hot sauce. How the heck do you get so many followers? Any tips??

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  9. Oh, I LOVE shrimp and every possible recipe that's got shrimp in it!

    Nice blog you have here - I got here through Blogaholic. Hope you find the time to come visit me too sometime and maybe we could follow each other?!


    mustbeliberating.blogspot.com

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  10. Hello, following from Weekend Hop, Please stop by App Savvy Mama to see what you can find, I have a few FREE cookbooks posted for the Kindle Reader.

    Cecelia ~ appsavvymama.blogspot.com

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  11. @Retail I added a couple of recipes, thanks for the heads-up!

    @My4 Thanks :) Followed you back!

    @givemommy I've made shrimp and egg tacos, they are yummy :) The way I have gotten so many followers is to join a lot of blog hops, comment a lot on other blogs and join a number of food and mommy related blog sites. Between those things it has allowed me to get about 1000 followers in approximately 6 months, so I'm happy :)

    @Luisa I'm a big shrimp fan also :) Thanks for the follow, followed you back!

    @App Followed you back :)

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  12. that looks GREAT- My kids are shrimp lovers too....Hopping through with the Sunday Hop. Hopeing to find some new great blogs(like yours)to follow =)

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  13. @Pamela Thanks :) Followed you back!

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