Chef Noel Cunningham’s Spicy Curried Shrimp

A quick and simple curried shrimp recipe perfect for any day of the week.

Chef Noel’s Spicy Curried Shrimp

1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 small onion, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tsp ginger, chopped
½ scotch bonnet pepper, chopped
2 tbsp curry powder
1 lb jumbo raw Shrimp, peeled, deveined
1 stalk scallion
2 sprig thyme
salt and pepper to taste
½ cup of coconut milk
1 carrot, washed peeled and sliced


1. In a heated frying pan over medium heat with oil, sauté together onion, garlic, pepper, and ginger until fragrant.

2. Add curry powder and sauté for 2 minutes.

3. Add shrimp, salt, pepper, scallion, and thyme, then stir to combine.

4. Add carrot, coconut milk, and 1 cup of water and allow to simmer. Stir occasionally until fully cooked. Adjust seasoning if desired.

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  • Chef Noel Cunningham

    Chef Noel Cunningham, socially known as Chef Cunny, is the dynamic force behind his catering company, Cuisine by Noel and columnist at cooking sense magazine. His philosophy and passion are reflected in his move towards creating healthier cuisine along with showcasing Jamaican cuisine with a modern twist. He recently appeared twice on CTV Winnipeg’s Morning Live, Kiss102.3fm, and was featured in the November 2015 and March 2016 issue of Jamaican Eats magazine. In the last 12 months, he was also featured in the Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica Observer and the Jamaican magazine. If that isn’t enough, he has under his belt many television appearances on Jamaica’s CVM TV: Television Jamaica’s morning program Smile Jamaica, Entertainment Report, Intense, Nyammings cooking show and Talk Jamaica Online Radio.

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