Cookbook:Shrimp and Cassava Sauce of Brazil (Bobó de Camarao)

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Ingredients[edit]

Preparation[edit]

  1. Peel and cut the manioc and put in a pan with cold water and salt.
  2. Cook until tender, drain and reserve both the cooked manioc and the liquid.
  3. Discard any manioc fiber.
  4. Using a fork, mash the manioc while still hot. Use some of the liquid to help in the process. Do not use a blender or food processor.
  5. Peel and de-vein the shrimp.
  6. Sauté the onion and garlic in the olive oil until wilted.
  7. Add 1/2 of the chopped cilantro and the tomatoes, stirring well.
  8. Add the 2½ lb (1kg) (. shrimp and cook it (about 15 minutes).
  9. Add the puréed manioc.
  10. Check the amount of liquid and add more of the reserved manioc liquid to thin the mixture, if necessary.
  11. Add the coconut milk, the remaining cilantro and the palm oil.
  12. Check for salt and pepper.
  13. Serve over Brazilian white rice.