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Shrimp with Scallions and Crispy Potatoes

This slightly spicy shrimp skillet toss is ready in just 30 minutes.

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  • Servings: 4
Shrimp with Scallions and Crispy Potatoes

Source: Everyday Food, November 2008


  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 baking potatoes (about 1 pound total), scrubbed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 scallions, white and green parts separated and thinly sliced
  • 1 pound large peeled and deveined frozen shrimp, thawed
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high. Add potatoes, and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned and crisp, 12 to 14 minutes. Add scallion whites, and cook 1 minute more. Transfer to a plate (reserve skillet).

  2. Add remaining teaspoon oil, shrimp, and curry powder to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Return potatoes and scallion whites to skillet, and toss with shrimp; season with salt and pepper. Serve topped with scallion greens.


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