Bahian Shrimp Molds Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds fresh shrimps, shelled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup dende (palm), peanut, or corn oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 2 green peppers, chopped
  • 4 small tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • Corn meal
  • Butter
How to cook Bahian Shrimp Molds:
  • Make a refogado* of the oil, onion, salt, peppers, and tomatoes, and add the shrimp.
  • Cook for about 15 minutes, add coconut milk, and continue cooking as you sift in a little corn meal enough to give a thick, creamy consistency. Stir constantly while cooking.
  • Pour into individual buttered molds, put them in a pan with 1 inch of hot water, and bake for 1/2 hour in hot oven (400°F / 200°C).
  • Serve the Bahian Shrimp Molds hot.

Notes:

The Bahian Shrimp Molds recipe very easy to prepare and so good!
The Brazilian name for this recipe is Camarao Baiano.

Comments:

Bahia is one of the 26 states of Brazil, and is located in the northeastern part of the country on the Atlantic coast.
*Refogado is to Brazilian food what sofrito is to Spanish food - a cooked-down aromatic of onions and other tasty things.

This recipe for Bahian Shrimp Molds serves/makes: 6

The Bahian Shrimp Molds recipe is adopted from The Book of Latin American Cooking 1994.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: South American (more South American recipes)

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