Sauce aux Crevettes

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Few spoonful of oil for frying
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • A few okra, chopped (optional)
  • 1-2 tomatoes, chopped and mashed
  • 1 cup peanut butter (natural, unsweetened), diluted with a half cup of hot water
  • 1 pound dried shrimp or prawns, rinsed and soaked in warm water
  • salt, black pepper, red or cayenne pepper (to taste)

How to Make Sauce aux Crevettes

  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry onions for a few minutes.
  • Stir in the okra (if desired) and fry for a few minutes more.
  • Add the tomatoes and continue frying for a few more minutes.
  • Reduce heat. Add the peanut butter and stir until smooth, adding water if necessary (the water that the shrimp were soaked in can be used).
  • Add the dried shrimp or prawns.
  • Season to taste. Stir. Simmer on very low heat for 10 minutes more.
  • Serve with boiled yams or sweet potatoes and/or baton de canioc / chikwangue or fufu.