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Indian Coconut Pineapple Shrimp

February 2, 2014

I had a whole sassy post written for today.

Indian Coconut Pineapple ShrimpBut after a day of moving and two bottles of wine I decided I was drinking too much haterade (and clearly not enough wine…)

Indian Coconut Pineapple Shrimp 2So instead I’ll leave you with this deliciousness.

p.s. The recipe name is the WORST.  

Indian Coconut Pineapple Shrimp

by The Healthy Maven

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Keywords: cook entree coconut pineapple shrimp Indian

Ingredients (Serves: 4)

  • 1 T coconut oil
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 4 scallions , chopped (white/light green parts and dark green divided)
  • 1 T curry powder
  • 1 T garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp (deveined and shells removed)
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 cups veggies of choice (I used edamame and mushrooms)
  • 1 T fish sauce
  • ¼ cup fresh basil (chopped)
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup dry brown or black rice (cooked according to package instructions)


1. Thaw shrimp in cold water.

2. Heat coconut oil over medium heat.

3. Add in garlic and white/light green scallions. Cook for 2-3 mins

4. Add in spices and cook for 1 more minute.

5. Add coconut milk, fish sauce, shrimp and veggies of choice.

6. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 5 mins.

7. Stir in basil, salt and pineapple.

8. Serve over brown (or black) rice.

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I’m honestly so exhausted (and a little bit tipsy) I couldn’t come up with a question if I tried. So just tell me something interesting!


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  • Reply
    Whitney @ To Live & Diet in L.A.
    February 7, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    Oooo I want to know what the sassy post was going to be about 😉 And this recipe looks fab too btw, despite your distaste for the name.

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    [email protected]
    February 5, 2014 at 9:46 pm

    Exhausted and a little bit tipsy. Hmm, I’d say the move was a success!

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    [email protected]
    February 3, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    How is your new place!?

    I love everything in this recipe! It contains pretty much all of my favorite things!

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      Davida @ The Healthy Maven
      February 3, 2014 at 11:35 pm

      Well kind of empty right now with the exception of the air mattress we are sleeping on! I’ll keep you posted!

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    Selena @ thenutritiouskitchen.com
    February 3, 2014 at 5:17 pm

    Pineapple and shrimp?! PERFECT combo! Love this post and your honesty haha and for the record the title is very intriguing, not terrible at all! This is so getting pinned and becoming a weeknight dinn 🙂

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    Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli
    February 3, 2014 at 1:58 am

    Pineapple + Indian flavors = MY FAVORITE THING EVERRRRRRRR! Love it!

    And after a long day of moving, I’d think you were crazy NOT to be a little tipsy! Ha! Love you girlie!

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      Davida @ The Healthy Maven
      February 3, 2014 at 11:30 pm

      THANK YOU!!!! I may have been more than tipsy though lol. But I appreciate the support! Love ya xo

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    February 2, 2014 at 10:15 pm

    HAHA I love the tipsy post, and I think the name of this recipe is just fine!! You could call is “pile of dog shit” and I’d still want to eat it..because it looks THAT good. Well except I’d pick off the shrimp..haha.

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    Luv What You Do
    February 2, 2014 at 9:33 pm

    Yum! This looks SO GOOD! We love Indian food in our house!

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