Indian-Style Butter Shrimp

Indian-Style Butter Shrimp

Put a unique spin on a classic Indian chicken dish by swapping in plump shrimp—cooked in a traditionally rich, spiced tomato and butter sauce, then served over delicate strands of spaghetti squash dressed with cilantro sauce.

Adapted from BlueApron

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp tomato chutney
  • 2 scallion
  • 1 poblano pepper
  • oil
  • 10 oz shrimp
  • Step 1

    Step 1

    Garnish with the sliced green tops of the scallions. Enjoy!

    Step 2

    Turn off the heat. Stir in the butter until melted and combined. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Step 3

    Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the sauce is slightly thickened and the shrimp is cooked through.

    Step 4

    Add 1/2 cup of water; season with salt and pepper.

  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Step 5

    Cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly combined.

    Step 6

    Add the tomato paste and tomato chutney; season with salt and pepper.

  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp tomato chutney
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Step 7

    Add the prepared shrimp, sliced white bottoms of the scallions, and sliced pepper in an even layer; season with salt and pepper. Cook, without stirring.

  • 2 scallion
  • 1 poblano pepper
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Step 8

    In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat olive oil on medium-high.

  • oil
  • Step 9

    Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels; remove the tails.

  • 10 oz shrimp
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