Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Commercial curry powder is a blend of many spices, herbs and seeds. Its distinctive yellow hue comes from ground turmeric. You may find several types of curry powder in your grocery store, but the most common blends are labeled either curry powder (mild) or Madras curry powder (a bit hotter).
The shrimp mixture can be made up to 24 hours ahead of time, but add the cashews and potatoes just before serving. Also, the endive leaves can be separated, washed, wrapped in a damp paper towel and stored in a plastic bag up to 24 hours before serving.
Chow mein noodles can be used instead of shoestring potatoes.