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Curried Coconut Shrimp with Wheat Berries

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4 servings

Curried Coconut Shrimp with Wheat Berries sounds something you'd order at a restaurant. Instead, make it at home and take all the credit!

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  • Place wheat berries in medium saucepan. Add 1-1/2 qt. (6 cups) cold water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 50 minutes to 1 hour or until berries are tender. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • Mix sugar, curry powder, salt and ground red pepper in large resealable plastic bag. Add shrimp; seal bag. Shake bag gently to completely coat shrimp with the seasoning mixture. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp. of the oil in large skillet. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Add wheat berries; mix lightly. Spoon onto serving platter; cover to keep warm. Heat remaining 2 Tbsp. oil in skillet. Add shrimp; cook 2 or 3 minutes or just until shrimp begin to curl and turn pink. Add coconut milk and lime juice; stir. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Spoon over wheat berry mixture; sprinkle with coconut.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this flavorful main dish with a fruit salad for a balanced meal.

Cooking Know-How

See our on-line video, "Cooking Wheat Berries," for additional tips on cooking this delicious grain!

How to Pre-Soak Wheat Berries

Rinse wheat berries and place in medium bowl. Add enough water to cover by a few inches. Let stand at room temperature for 8 to 10 hours. Drain, then use as directed in recipe.


  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 480
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 175mg
Sodium 820mg
Carbohydrate 48g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 13g
Protein 24g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 35 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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