Thai Shrimp with Lemongrass and Pineapple

This Thai dish combines 3 favorite ingredients, shrimp, lemongrass and pineapple that will delight any quest.

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1 can (14 oz.) coconut milk
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup DOLE® Red Onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons lemongrass, minced
2 tablespoons fresh red chilies, minced
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
1 tablespoon ketchup
3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon shrimp paste
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon lime juice
3 lime leaves
16 large shrimp, peeled
1 lb. DOLE® Chef-Ready Cuts, Pineapple Cubes
2 cups cherry tomatoes
1/3 cup flaked coconut, toasted
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Combine coconut milk, water, red onion, garlic, lemongrass, chilies, brown sugar, fish sauce, ginger, ketchup, turmeric, shrimp paste, coriander and lime juice in food processor or blender. Cover; blend until smooth. 
  2. Pour sauce into large sauce pot over medium-high heat; add lime leaves, stirring occasionally.  Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  3. Add shrimp, pineapple cubes and cherry tomatoes.  Simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp turns pink and tomatoes begin to burst.  Stir in toasted coconut.  Serve with rice and garnish with the fresh chopped cilantro.
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