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  • Writer's pictureAlice Hama

Perfect Summer Dish - Tomato Coconut Shrimp Curry with Rosé

Here is a very easy homemade curry recipe that pairs beautifully with ice-chilled Rosé wines. This curry recipe is mild and smooth, with a Mediterranean inspiration.

Tomato Coconut Shrimp Curry


  • 10-12 large shrimps

  • flour

  • 1t olive oil

  • 50ml white wine

  • 1T olive oil

  • 1 onion (dice)

  • 1t minced ginger

  • 1t minced garlic

  • 10g unsalted butter

  • 2T curry powder

  • 2t paprika powder

  • 200g canned whole tomatoes

  • 50cc heavy cream

  • 1t honey



Peel and devein shrimps, and rinse well with water.

Step 2:

On a pan, add 1t olive oil. Lightly sprinkle flour on shrimps and sautée both sides and add white wine (make sure not to overcook shrimps). Move the shrimp and liquid to a small bowl.

Step 3:

Add 1T olive oil and diced onion and sautée till onion gets translucent.

Step 3:

Add minced ginger and garlic and butter and sautée 5-8 minutes on a medium heat.

Step 4:

Add curry and paprika powder and stir well.

Step 5:

Add canned tomatoes and shrimp liquid (liquid only!) to the pan, stir well on a medium heat for 5 minutes.

Step 6:

Add shrimp and heavy cream and simmer on a low heat for 2 minutes.

Step 7:

<Option> add honey to adjust the sweetness level.

Sommelier Tip:

This recipe calls for a nice ice-chilled rose wine. I chose Alivetto Rosé. This wine is a fresh dry rose wine made with unique blends of Nielluciu, Sciaccarellu, and Syrah. The first two are indigenous grape varieties of Corsica. Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 18 regions of France. This is a very balanced wine with a round finish that pairs well with seafood, especially shrimps.

Detailed information from the official website:

Nielluciu - 40%

Sciaccarellu - 40%

Syrah - 20%

The Alivetto estate is affiliated with the Aghione Cooperative Cellar, located in the south of Corsica. Vines prosper a clay-limestone soils, shaded by clay-silty soils, red sands and rolled pebbles. The vineyard enjoys ideal sunshine and a temperate climate due to the proximity of the sea and its proximity to nearby mountains. The varietals are vinified separately. Cold liquid stabilization precedes fermentation at controlled temperature. Breeding is done on fine lees with baton. Alivetto rosé wine has the color of very pale rose petals. Its aroma exudes floral scents typical of the surrounding scrub vegetation. On the palate, its body is delicate and well balanced.

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