When you've got a pile of fresh bell peppers and sliced mushrooms and a rich sauce made with red curry paste and coconut milk, you don't need much protein to round out the meal. Jaden Hair, who writes the blog Steamy Kitchen
, uses just a half-pound of shrimp in this stir-fry (which will run you about $4). Served on top of jasmine rice—which cooks in the microwave—it's a hearty dinner.
Get the recipe: Thai Shrimp Curry and Rice