Recipes

Bajan Curried Skrimps2

What you’ll need:

1-2lbs of skrimps (shrimp)

1 can of light coconut milk

2lbs of FRESH green beans (cut the ends off)

2TBS olive oil

1TBS paprika

2TBS brown rice flour

2-4TBS curry powder (of your choice)

2 shallots (diced) -use 1/2 a red onion if you can’t find shallots

3 cloves of garlic

Brown rice (optional)

What you’ll do:

In a wok style/non-stick pan bring the olive oil to a simmer

Add green beans and simmer until they begin to brown

Add garlic and shallots and simmer until they begin to brown

Add coconut milk, curry powder, paprika, and brown rice flour

Stir and bring to a boil

Add shrimp and stir

Cover and simmer

Voila!

Chickquinoa Stuffed Pepper

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What you’ll need:

1 can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

1 can of black beans

4 red bell peppers

2 green peppers

1 yellow pepper

1/2 yellow onion

1/2 cup quinoa of your choice

1/2 – 3/4 cup of pasta sauce (of your choice, or if you’re feeling

1Tbs olive oil (as virgin as you can get it)

herbs and spices (I used garlic powder, paprika, and basil, but you should be creative and spice it up however you like!)

What you’ll do:

Preheat the oven at 375F

Follow the directions to prepare the quinoa (usually it’s placing 1/2 cup of quinoa and 1 cup of water in a saucer, bringing it to a boil, covering it and reducing the heat to a simmer until the water fades)

Drain and rinse your chickpeas and black beans

Rinse your peppers

Slice the tops off of your red peppers, but keep the top because you’ll dice it!

Place the peppers in a pot of water and bring it to a boil (just enough to soften them up)

In a wok type of pan (non-stick) heat your olive oil.

Dice the tops of your red peppers along with the onion, yellow pepper, and green peppers

Place the diced peppers/onion in the pan with the olive oil and sauté

Add the quinoa and let it all simmer

Add your drained beans and spices and simmer some more

Add your pasta sauce and keep on simmering

Taste your creation. Do you need more spices/herbs? If so, make it happen.

(You can also add cheese if you like. I didn’t because I’m weaning myself at the moment. I also use this recipe with ground turkey.)

Once you’re happy with the way your chickquinoa mixture tastes, it’s time to stuff those peppers!

Place your 4 peppers on a cookie sheet or in a glass baking dish

Stuff the pepper with your mixture. Add cheese on top if you really wanna.

Place the baking dish in the oven and let it bake for no more than 15 minutes.

Voila!

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