Shrimp And Onion Stew

Shrimp And Onion Stew


"Onions, and lots of them, are the basis for this stew. The red gravy and pink shrimp make this a colorful dish. Serve over rice."


2 h 5 m servings 302 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 302 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.9 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 25.1 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 476 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir until soft. Stir in garlic, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes
  2. Add shrimps; cook just until shrimp turn pink and begin to curl.
  3. Mix in turmeric, salt, and pepper. Mix in tomato paste and water. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 1 hour. Add more water if necessary to prevent sticking. Serve.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Make sure you like onions for this one! Tasty!

This was very tasty...I used frozen cooked shrimp and a lot less oil and it was still delicious.

I added 1 tsp of curry, a cup of white wine and my left over rice was very tasty. If you like the base, shrimp & with it..make it your own.

It was yummy... i used curry instead of turmeric. I added 1 cup of brown rice to the recipe and obviously more water, stirred it often so it wouldn't get stuck. If you add the rice make sure you...

We lightened up a little on the onions. We were happy the way this turned out and it was a good way to use up some left over shrimp we had in the freezer.

This was a success! My husband, who doesn't particularly like shrimp, asked me to make it again (!) this time with curry powder instead of turmeric. I browned the onions instead of just soften...

I loved this recipe. It was so easy. I did make a few tweeks. I used three different onions; shallot, yellow onion, and white onion. I browned this instead of just softening. I also diced up...

I LOVED this recipe..I didn't have any tomato paste so i used 1/2 c. crushed tomatoes instead..served it over rice. VERY tasty.

Ummmmm I'm sorry but I didn't like this at all.. I know that might sound mean, but there was something way off... Thanks for sharing :)