Shrimp with Rice

Timman bil-Roubyan

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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The southern port of Basra has always been the main source for shrimp. When the season is good, it is usually transported to inland cities such as Baghdad, where these moustached creatures end up being cooked with rice, or made into a delicious curry.

When cooking shrimp, you might find that the frozen ones tend to release some moisture, which may spoil the texture of the dish. If left to cook until all moisture evaporates, the shrimp themselves will get stringy in texture, and shri