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Shrimp and Vegetable Salad

with Mustard Dressing
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Shrimp and Vegetable Salad

Shrimp and Vegetable Salad - Crunchy competition for the classic shrimp cocktail

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Health Score:
10,0 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr
Ready in
Calories:
208
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This fresh combination of shrimp, leek, tomato, and cucumber is extremely nutritious! Shellfish have easily digestible protein and a good portion of iodine, while the vegetables include a variety of essential vitamins and minerals. This low-calorie dish is only 200 calories per portion!

Coarse-grained Dijon mustard adds great flavor to this dish. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie208 kcal(10 %)
Protein27 g(28 %)
Fat6 g(5 %)
Carbohydrates9 g(6 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage4.5 g(15 %)
Vitamin A0.4 mg(50 %)
Vitamin D0.6 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E6.6 mg(55 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin9.1 mg(76 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate104 μg(35 %)
Pantothenic acid1 mg(17 %)
Biotin8 μg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1 μg(33 %)
Vitamin C56 mg(59 %)
Potassium824 mg(21 %)
Calcium211 mg(21 %)
Magnesium89 mg(30 %)
Iron4.5 mg(30 %)
Iodine152 μg(76 %)
Zinc3.4 mg(43 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.9 g
Uric acid139 mg
Cholesterol171 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
12
Shrimp (unpeeled, about 9 ounces)
1 stalk
3
½
2 teaspoons
grainy Mustard
3 tablespoons
2 teaspoons
1 bunch
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Sieve, 1 Small knife, 1 Pot (with lid), 1 Lid, 1 Steamer basket, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Small bowl, 1 Whisk, 1 Bowl

Preparation steps

1.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 1

Peel shrimp, leaving the tails attached. Place the shells in a sieve, rinse and drain.

2.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 2

Slit each shrimp with a small knife along its back and devein. Rinse the shrimp and pat dry.

3.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 3

Halve leek lengthwise, rinse well, drain and cut into about 1-inch slices.

4.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 4

Put shrimp shells in a pot. Add water to cover the shells by about 1 inch and bring to a boil.

5.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 5

Place leek and shrimp in a steamer basket and set in the pot. Cover and steam until shrimp are pink and opaque, about 4 minutes.

6.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 6

Remove the steamer basket and let leek and shrimp cool. Reserve 3 tablespoons cooking liquid and discard the rest.

7.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 7

Rinse tomatoes, wipe dry and cut out stems. Cut tomatoes into wedges. 

8.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 8

Thoroughly rinse cucumber, wipe dry and cut in half lengthwise. Remove seeds with a spoon and cut cucumber into thin slices.

9.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 9

Whisk together mustard, white wine vinegar and reserved cooking liquid in a small bowl and season with salt and pepper. Whisk in olive oil.

10.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 10

Rinse dill, shake dry and pluck off fronds.

11.
Shrimp and Vegetable Salad preparation step 11

Mix dill with tomatoes, cucumber, leek, shrimp and dressing in a bowl. Let marinate for 15 minutes, season again with salt and pepper and serve.