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Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian "Camarão na moranga"

Main Dish
6 servings
40 min
80 min
Very Easy
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Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na moranga
 
Where do we travel today? To Brazil ! And just because it's autumn we need some comfort hot food. The brazilian "Camarão na moranga" will bring you joy and warmth. It's a pumkin garnish with coconut cream and full of shrimps. Yum ! Naturally gluten free, you can share the recipe with everybody !

Ingredients

Number of serving: 6

For the pumpkin:

1 pumpkin (6.6 lbs / 3.5 kg)

1 1/2 onion

3 garlic cloves

3 Tbsp olive oil


Pepper


For the shrimp marinade :

1.5 lbs peeled shrimps (700 gr)

1 lime juice

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper


For the cream :

1 cup shrimp stock (20 cl)

1 tsp potato starch

2 Tbsp olive oil

1/2 onion

2 garlic cloves

3 peeled tomatoes

1/4 green pepper

1 cup coconut milk (20 cl)

7 oz cream cheese (200 gr)

1 oz chives (30 gr)

1 oz parsley (30 gr)

Materials

aluminium foil

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaCut the top of the pumpkin and empty it, keeping the mesh inside.
  • Step 2 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaIn a bowl, put the garlic cloves and the onions cut, add olive oil and mash it all. Add some salt and pepper as you want.
  • Step 3 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaSpread this mix inside the pumpkin. Put the top of the pumpkin and cover it with foil.
  • Step 4 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaPut it in the oven during 1 hour at 350°F. Check the cooking.
  • Step 5 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaPrepare the marinade : in a bowl mix together the raw peeled shrimps, the lime juice, the olive oil, the salt and the pepper. Put the bowl in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Step 6 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaPrepare the cream : in a hot pan, put the olive oil. Add the cut garlic cloves, the cut onions and the cut red pepper.
  • Step 7 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaCook them and add the pealed and seedless tomatoes.
  • Step 8 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaAdd the coconut milk, let the mix boil then add the shrimp marinade. Cover and let cook for 10 to 15 minutes at low heat. Check if it’s cooked.
  • Step 9 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaIn a glass, put the potato starch. Then add the shrimp broth gradually while mixing it all.
  • Step 10 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaPut the mix in the pan and mix well. Let the cream thicken and the heat. Add the cream cheese, the parsley and the chives and mix.
  • Step 11 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaPour the cream inside the pumpkin then add some chives on top.
  • Step 12 - Pumpkin with shrimps - The Brazilian Camarão na morangaYour « Camarão na moranga » is ready !

Video

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Observations:

Serve it on top of a pilaf rice.

Don’t forget to scrap inside your pumpkin ! ;-)





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