Brazilian Spiced Shrimp


Ingredients
* 6 Medium Dried Crushed Malagueta Chiles — or piquins
* 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
* 1 Small Onion — chopped
* 2 Stalks Celery — chopped
* 6 Cloves Garlic — chopped
* 1 Cup Pimiento — chopped
* 4 Cups Small Shrimp — peeled
* 2 Medium Tomatoes — chopped
* 1 Cup Coconut Milk
* 1 Tablespoon Palm Oil
* 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
* 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
* 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Ginger
* 3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
* Salt And Pepper — to taste
* 1/4 Cup Cilantro — chopped
* 6 Cups Rice — cooked
Directions
Soak chilies in hot water for 15 minutes.Drain.Heat oil and saute onions until soft.Add celery, garlic, chilies, and pimiento.Saute for 5 minutes.Stir in shrimp and saute until pink.Remove and reserve. add tomatoes, coconut milk, palm oil and spices.Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until mixture thickens, about 10 minutes.Return shrimp, stir in lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.Garnish with cilantro and serve on rice.
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