Easy Shrimp Curry

  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings


3tablespoons butter
1/4cup minced onion
1 1/2teaspoons curry powder
3tablespoons flour
3/4teaspoon salt
3/4teaspoon sugar
1/8teaspoon ground ginger
1cup milk
1cup chicken broth
2cups raw shrimp, cleaned
1/2teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Melt butter.  Add onions and curry.  Blend in flour and seasonings.  Cook until thick and smooth.  Add milk and broth and bring to a boil.  Stir until thickened.  Add shrimp and cook slowly until shrimp turn pink.  Blend in lemon juice.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Les Passees’  Well Seasoned A Southern Classic (Les Passees, Inc., Memphis, Tn., 1982).