Throw these Coconut Curry Shrimp and Quinoa Bowls together in less than 30 minutes for a delicious and filling meal!
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Whenever my boyfriend, Daryl’s, birthday rolls around he always requests coconut shrimp. I’ll admit, it’s one of my favorite dinners to eat. To cook? Not so much. They are a ton of work to make, I always make a huge mess, and without question will end up getting splattered with hot oil the entire time. So when I saw a recipe in a magazine that was for spicy coconut shrimp with quinoa I was inspired to create this much quicker and easier Coconut Curry Shrimp and Quinoa Bowl recipe. Curry, also being another favorite of mine.
I love the sweetness of coconut and didn’t want to take away from that by adding a spice factor (at least this time around). My hope was to develop a flavor that was familiar, but without all the work, mess, and burns! While, it’s different, of course, it turned out delicious! The sauce was the perfect combination of warm curry spices and sweet coconut milk. The shredded toasted coconut on top was the perfect finishing touch! I could not stop eating the extra!
And here is the most important part…it is SIMPLE to make. It looks like something you’d order in a fancy shmancy restaurant, but you just throw it together in no time in your own home (which is probably also a lot less expensive)! It took me less than 30 minutes from start to finish! I’m adding this to our regular rotation because dinner time is crazy and hectic. In my world quick, but delicious, meals always win!
I will break down again someday and make my infamous coconut shrimp, and I promise I’ll share the recipe with you guys, but until then, I would highly recommend you give this Coconut Curry Shrimp and Quinoa Bowls recipe a try too! Definitely let me know how it goes!