Caruru De Camarao
green bell peppers
fresh, or 10 ounces of frozen
or spanish oil
Note: Frozen thawed okra make sure to cook only the minutes recomended by package.
Manioc meal can be found in New York, and some other big cities, but in this recipe only two tablespoon is not very inportant, so you can use plain bread crumbs for the consistency.
Melt butter in 2-inch skillet over high heat; add shrimp (fresh).
Cook, stirring contantly, until opaque and tender, about 3 minutes.
Remove shrimp with slotted spoon to platter; reserve.
Reduce heat to medium-low; sauté onion in same skillet, stirring frequently until soft, 5 minutes.
Add green pepper, tomatoes, okra and ground shrimp.
Pour boiling water over coconut.
Mix with manioc meal (can be omitted, use 2 tablespoon plain bread crumbs).
Stir into tomato mixture.
Simmer covered over low heat until okra is tender, about 25 Add reserved shrimp to tomato mixture; cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, umtil shrimp are hot. Stir in oil, peanuts and coriander. Season to taste.