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Light Shrimp Curry with Spinach over Cauliflower Rice

A favorite dish lightened up. This Light Shrimp Curry with Spinach served over Cauliflower Rice is full of flavor and comfort (also paleo) without the fat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 172kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil separated
  • 1/2 onion finely diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 oz light coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon tumeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 cups cauliflower diced into smaller pieces
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped


  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to a medium sized pan over medium high heat.
  • Next add onion and saute' for 2 minutes until tender.
  • Add minced garlic and cook for only 30 seconds.
  • Add spinach and shrimp and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook shrimp until pink.
  • Pour in light coconut milk and fish sauce.
  • Whisk in curry powder, tumeric and ground ginger.
  • Next add tomatoes and turn heat down to medium low and saute.
  • Simmer over heat for 15-20 minutes or until sauce has thickened and flavors have come together.
  • While sauce simmers, add cauliflower to food processor and pulse until cauliflower breaks into tiny pieces that resemble rice.
  • Remove "rice" from food processor and add to a microwave safe bowl.
  • Toss rice with olive oil and heat in microwave for 4-6 minutes until completely tender and steamed through.
  • Once curry sauce is thickened turn off. Serve shrimp curry over cauliflower rice and garnish with cilantro. Enjoy.


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 803mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 605IU | Vitamin C: 29.2mg | Calcium: 152mg | Iron: 3mg