Shrimp with Curry, Ginger, and Tomato

Crevettes à L’orientale

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French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

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IF A CLASSIC French dish has the word orientale or indienne in its name, it generally signifies that a curried sauce is a part of the presentation. In most cases, curry powder is used to flavor a flour-based sauce, such as béchamel or velouté. In this lightened version of a French curry dish, I use cream and fresh tomatoes for the sauce and add two Asian and Indian ingredients: cilantro and fresh ginger. Cilantro has a flavor that our taste buds either like or hate. If you don