Thai cuisine is a perfect balance of sour, sweet, and salty and this recipe uses pumpkin and shrimp to add a hint of sweetness to balance out the other flavors. Pumpkin is always available at Asian markets but squash is a good substitute.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
33 mins
total:
43 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
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Directions

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  • Heat half the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until soft. Add the curry paste and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until aromatic.

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  • Stir in the broth and bring to a boil. Add the pumpkin and lime leaves. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender. Reduce heat to low; add the coconut milk. Stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through.

  • Heat remaining oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until they are opaque. Ladle the soup into shallow bowls. Top with shrimp, cilantro, and peanuts.

Recipe Tip:

Feel free to try squash instead of pumpkin.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Calories 340
Fat 18 g
Sodium 1340 mg
Carbohydrate 19 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 26 g

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