Shrimp And Onion Stew


Onions, and lots of them, are the basis for this stew. The red gravy and pink shrimp make this a colorful dish. Serve over rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 5 mins
4 servings


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 4 onions, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound medium shrimp - peeled and deveined

  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste

  • cup water


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir until soft. Stir in garlic, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes

  2. Add shrimps; cook just until shrimp turn pink and begin to curl.

  3. Mix in turmeric, salt, and pepper. Mix in tomato paste and water. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 1 hour. Add more water if necessary to prevent sticking. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

302 Calories
16g Fat
15g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 302
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 476mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 14mg 71%
Calcium 97mg 7%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 518mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.