Friday, April 3, 2020

Thai Shrimp Curry from Vicki Delany PLUS Book Contest


If you’re not getting out to your favourite Thai restaurant these days, this is an easy and delicious recipe.  Thai red curry paste and fish sauce should be available in most supermarkets.


This makes a lot of sauce, as curry is served in Thailand and Thai restaurants, so if you like your sauce thicker I’d suggest just leaving out the added water

Thai Shrimp Curry


Makes four servings


2 tbsp. oil

2 green onions chopped

1 tbsp. chopped fresh ginger

3 1/2 tbsp. red curry paste

2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

1 400 ml can coconut milk

1 tbsp brown sugar

2 tsp fish sauce

375g large shrimp, shelled and deveined

3 cups snow peas

2 tbsp. lime juice

2 tbsp. chopped cashews




In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Cook white parts of green onion and ginger, stirring occasionally for 3 minutes


Add curry paste; cook, stirring for 1 minutes


Mix in sweet potatoes, coconut milk, sugar, fish sauce and ½ cups water and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally until sweet potatoes are tender, about 6 minutes. Add shrimp and snow peas and cook  until shrimp are cooked through and snow peas are tender-crisp, about 4 minutes


Remove from heat; stir in lime juice. Spoon into bowls. Sprinkle with remaining green onions and cashews.







Tea and Treachery, the first book in the NEW Tea by the Sea series, will be coming July 23 from Kensington Publishers and I’d love to give an advance reading copy of the book to one MLK reader.   

All you have to do to enter is leave a comment telling us your special place to go for afternoon tea. Never been? That’s okay too. Even if you’re a coffee drinker and your favourite place is your house, let us know and you’re entered into the contest.



Contest closes Monday April 6. US and Canada entries.



37 comments:

  1. I am not much of a tea drinker, but I would like to go to a tea with the little sandwiches and sweets.
    browninggloria(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  2. I'm tea lover.I love having afternoon tea at home with a cranberry orange scone or another yummy treat.I've always wanted to take my kiddos and I ,to high tea at The Drake hotel in Chicago, Illinois.
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    1. Congratulations, Mindy and thanks for entering my contest. You win! Please send me your postal address and I'll pop your book in the mail. I have sent you an email you can reply to.

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  3. My favorite is an iced mocha from Starbucks with their raspberry scones. Yum!

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  4. Thank you for this recipe. I love to have hot tea in the cold months in a new glider/rocker with a book. In the summer time I love my tea outside in our swing with a book watching the sunrise or enjoying the sun. quilting lady 2 at comcast dot net

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  5. Tea is my panacea for many ailments and is soothing. Tea gives me warmth and hope and has been my mainstay forever. I have tea all day long with tea biscuits and digestives. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. I love tea of any kind,hot or iced. Especially iced. My brother's friend told me once "I have never seen you without a glass of iced tea in your hand". I have never been to a tea,but it sounds fun.
    kathyclugston3@gmail.com

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  7. I’m not a tea drinker either. We have been planning to go to Lsura’s but we haven’t made it yet. They have hats to wear and fancy tea.

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  8. My tea is hot in the winter and iced cold in the summer. English Breakfast tea is one of my favorites.
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    Maryann

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  9. There's a tea shop in Santa Ana CA that I so miss since relocating to Montana. There is one downtown but never been. Might once we are no longer locked down and it survives. But the best tea I ever had was in the Birmingham UK home of my friends, the Tudors.

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  10. I would say at home. I also have plenty of shrimp in the freezer to try this, thanks.
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  11. I love tea and my favorite place is the Frick house in Pittsburgh PA.

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  12. I've only to a tea room once, but my afternoon drink is ice tea with lemon. I drink more tea than coffee. Looking forward to reading "Tea and Treachery". Thanks for the chance and stay safe and healthy.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  13. I've never been anywhere that served tea, but the food that goes with it always sounds so good. I'd like to find a place to try.
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  14. I was at a memorable tea which was my engagement tea at Eaton's dining room with a private room for the celebration. what wonderful service, delectable teas and yummy treats. I have always loved tea. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    1. Eaton's. That must have been a long time ago!

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  15. I enjoy a wonderfully herbal tea in the summer and winter, be it hot or cold. Your recipe for Thai Shrimp Curry has been placed on the grocery list of ingrediants to buy.

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  16. I don’t normally drink a lot of tea. But Sometimes during the autumn/winter months I like to have Pumpkin Spice or Apple cinnamon which are my favorites. I’ve never been to a tea room but always wanted to because those little sandwiches and desserts look so yummy!

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  17. I haven't found a tea place near me. However, I indulged many times in having tea while living in London for a couple of years. My favorite experience was having tea in one of their shops/cafes in Kew Gardens. We were at a small table nibbling all of the treats of scones with jam and butter or clotted cream, small sandwiches and pastries. Surrounding us were various interesting potted plants and near our table was a white marble sarcophagus.
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  18. My favorite was a tea room I discovered while visiting friends in Saranac Lake.

    jtcgc at yahoo dot com

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  19. My one and only time out for high tea was with my daughter Larissa. She took me out to Langdon Hall near Cambridge, Ontario. It was absolutely fabulous.
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  20. My absolute favourite site for afternoon tea is the Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia.

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  21. I only drink tea at home,winter and summer as there are no tea shops near me. doward1952(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  22. I like to have tea and special treats in our own home, sweet home!

    Nancy
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  23. When I do have tea, I have it at home. I can't afford to pay the prices to buy it out anywhere.
    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  24. We have a year room that serves light lunches and also does a tea. I love going there. Book sounds good. Thanks
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  25. The best is afternoon tea on a cruise ship! lindaherold999(at)gmail(dot)com

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  26. My favorite place for tea is my book club's annual English Tea. We all bring foods that are served at teas and have traditionally brewed teas. We hold the tea at the Cramer-Kenyon House which is a historical house in our city. dbahn(at)iw(dot)net

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  27. My favorite place (when I get down there) is Crumpet Tea Room in Rogers, AR. Unfortunately I do not have a tea shop where I live. madamhawk at gmail dot com.

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