On Line Cookbook

Mangalore Cayenne Shrimp

Recipe Information
A quick and spicy microwave recipe.

Kelli Greene


  • 1 lb (.5 kg). medium shrimp
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) turmeric
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) kosher salt
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) wine vinegar
  • 2 medium baking potatoes
  • Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails on, and wash thoroughly. Pat dry on kitchen towels and put in 10 inch microwave safe skillet.
  • Add turmeric, cayenne, mustard, salt and vinegar and toss to coat shrimp. Cover with lid and marinate while potatoes cook.
  • Prick potatoes. Bake uncovered at 100% for 7 minutes or until done.
  • Remove from oven, peel and slice potatoes and set aside, covered until needed.
  • Cook shrimp, covered on 100% for 2 minutes and 30 seconds, stirring once. Remove from oven. Let shrimp stand covered for 3 minutes.
  • Spread sliced potatoes on heated plate. Uncover and arrange shrimp on top. Pour sauce over top and serve.