Bobó de Camarão

It’s fall! So here is a delicious Brazilian prawn and yucca (cassava) stew recipe to warm up your day! This is a very creamy and heavy stew, sweet and delicious.

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You need:

  • 1 lb yucca root, peeled
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 lbs prawns (or shrimp)
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons palm oil

How to make this:

  1. Peel the shrimp, saute the shell with the half of the chopped onion and garlic, cook it for about 3 mins, add the broth and let it simmer for 20 min
  2. Strain the broth, boil the yucca roots in the broth for around 40 min
  3. Saute the rest of the onion and garlic until they turn translucent
  4. Strain the yucca, pour it in a food processor or a blender with the onion and garlic, add the tomatoes, coconut milk, and palm oil; blend it until it turns creamy
  5. Heat the sauce until it simmers, saute the peeled shrimp with some salt, after they are cooked, cook them in the sauce for 5 min
  6. Serve it with some rice and add some chopped cilantro to add more flavors



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