Shrimp in the pumpkin

Make a delicious shrimp in strawberry in a simple, easy and fast way. This recipe will look amazing and will surprise everyone!

Shrimp in the pumpkin

Recipe by Caion Alves


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For your shrimp in squash to be perfect, use the ingredients from the list below and follow the step-by-step instructions for preparation.


  • Pumpkin
  • Pumpkin squash 1 unit (+or-4kg)

  • Creamy cottage cheese 150g

  • Oil for brushing

  • Shrimp
  • Clean Shrimp 1.2 kg

  • Chopped onion 2 pcs

  • 6 cloves minced garlic

  • Chopped seedless tomato 5 pcs

  • Lemon 1/2 unit

  • Creamy cottage cheese 400g

  • Coconut milk 1 bottle (200 mL)

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons (39 mL)

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper to taste

  • Parsley to taste


  • Pumpkin
  • Wash and dry 1 pumpkin;
  • Cut the middle of the squash;
  • Remove the core and seeds and reserve them;
  • Cover and wrap with aluminum foil;
  • Put it in a shape;
  • Bake at 200 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes;
  • Remove the internal liquid;
  • Add cream cheese 150g and spread;
  • Brush oil on the outside;
  • Shrimp
  • In a bowl, add the prawns;
  • Add salt, black pepper, half the crushed garlic cloves and the juice of half a lemon;
  • Mix well;
  • Let it taste for 10 minutes;
  • In a large skillet over the heat, add half the olive oil;
  • Add the prawns;
  • Let them brown a little and remove them;
  • Add remaining oil from skillet;
  • Add the rest of the crushed garlic;
  • Once golden, add the chopped onion;
  • Let it be transparent;
  • Add chopped tomatoes;
  • Mix;
  • When he withers, add the coconut milk;
  • Add the cream cheese;
  • Add the pumpkin core;
  • Add salt and black pepper;
  • Mix and let cook a little;
  • Turn off the fire and add the prawns;
  • Add chopped parsley;
  • Mix;
  • Add stuffing to pumpkin;
  • Place the pumpkin in a mold and bake at 200 degrees for 20 minutes;
  • You can decorate with fried shrimp;
  • Your shrimp in strawberry is ready!

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