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Poached shrimp with thai basil and peanuts

Agencies | Updated: 2012-06-12 15:10

Poached shrimp with thai basil and peanuts

Poached shrimp with thai basil and peanuts [Photo/The New York Times]

Total time: 20 minutes 


Kosher salt, as needed

1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 teaspoon seasoned rice wine vinegar

1 teaspoon peanut oil

1 teaspoon chopped Thai basil, or more as needed

1 tablespoon chopped salted, roasted peanuts

Sliced cucumber rounds, for serving.


1. Bring a small pot of salted water to a simmer. Add shrimp and cook gently until just opaque, about 2 minutes. Drain well; cool.

2. Toss cooled shrimp with vinegar, oil and basil. Toss in peanuts. Serve on top of cucumber rounds, garnished with more basil.

The New York Times

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