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Jackfruit Shrimp Curry (Gulai Nangka Udang) - the combination of jackfruit and shrimps in this fragrant spicy sweet curry is a must try. It is so delicious! | RotiNRice.com

Jackfruit Shrimp Curry (Gulai Nangka Udang)

Jackfruit Shrimp Curry (Gulai Nangka Udang) - the combination of jackfruit and shrimps in this fragrant spicy sweet curry is a must try. It is so delicious!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Malaysian
Keyword: gulai nangka, jackfruit curry, jackfruit shrimp curry
Servings: 4
Calories: 470kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup coconut milk (240ml)
  • 5 kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 pieces assam gelugor **
  • 12 oz shrimp (peeled and deveined) (340g)
  • 12 oz jackfruit / nangka (peeled) (340g)
  • Cooked jackfruit seeds (optional)
  • Salt to taste

Spice Paste

  • 5 red chilies (cut into small pieces)
  • 6 shallots or 1 medium sized onion (peeled, and cut into small pieces)
  • 3 cloves garlic (peeled and halved)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (slice bottom third into rings)
  • 1 inch galangal or ginger root
  • 1 inch turmeric ***

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Grind spice paste ingredients in a blender or food processor with ¼ cup (60ml) water.
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  • Heat vegetable oil in a medium sized pot. Add spice paste and stir fry until fragrant, about 5 to 6 minutes. Pour in coconut milk. Add kaffir lime leaves and assam gelugor (if using). Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat.
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  • When sauce comes to a boil, add shrimp, jackfruit, cooked jackfruit seeds (if using) and salt. Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Shrimp should turn curl and jackfruit heated through.
  • If you did not use assam gelugor, stir in lime juice now.
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  • Turn off heat and allow curry to sit for 10 minutes before serving.

NOTES

** 2 tbsp lime juice may be used in place of assam gelugor
*** ½ tsp turmeric powder may be used in place of fresh turmeric root

NUTRITION

Calories: 470kcal
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