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Shrimp Stew with Green Plantain - Paleo

Shrimp Stew with Green Plantain

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes

Total Time: 45-55 minutes


- 2 pounds wild shrimp, peeled and deveined

- 2 tablespoons ghee, or fat of choice

- 2 big onions, finely chopped

- 3 tomatoes, finely chopped

- 2 plantains (green or yellow), cut in 4-5 chunks

- 8 garlic cloves, minced

- 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped

- ¼ tablespoon fresh cayenne, finely chopped (optional)

- ½ tablespoon sea salt


In a large pot heat ghee over medium heat until hot

Add onions, stir occasionally, and sauté until tender, 5 minutes

Add garlic, stir occasionally and sauté until lightly golden, 2-3 minutes

Add tomatoes, stir well and cover with the lid, simmer for 5 minutes

Add plantains, mix well into the tomato sauce, simmer for 5 minutes

Add shrimp, stir gently, bring to a boil

Add sea salt, and cayenne, stir gently, simmer 1-2 minutes

Add cilantro, stir gently

Transfer to a serving bowl

Serve immediately

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