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Shrimp Cocktail

with Mango and Cucumber
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Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp Cocktail - An Asian twist on an American classic

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 50 min.
Ready in
Calories:
185
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie185 kcal(9 %)
Protein14 g(14 %)
Fat2 g(2 %)
Carbohydrates24 g(16 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage1.5 g(5 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.3 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E2.9 mg(24 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin5.1 mg(43 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate55 μg(18 %)
Pantothenic acid0.5 mg(8 %)
Biotin3 μg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C15 mg(16 %)
Potassium280 mg(7 %)
Calcium76 mg(8 %)
Magnesium58 mg(19 %)
Iron2.6 mg(17 %)
Iodine87 μg(44 %)
Zinc2.1 mg(26 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.4 g
Uric acid71 mg
Cholesterol91 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
4 ounces
1 ½ tablespoons
½ tablespoon
1 teaspoon
½ teaspoon
6
Shrimp (without heads, each approximately 60 grams)
4 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
liquid Honey
1
Mini cucumber (200 grams)
½
Mango (150 grams)
3 sheets
2 sprigs
2 teaspoons
1 teaspoon
Pickled ginger (to taste)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Brush, 1 Grill pan, 1 Peeler, 1 Pot (with lid), 1 Sieve, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Small pot, 1 Measuring cups, 1 large Bowl, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Paper towel, 1 Grilling tongs

Preparation steps

1.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 1

Rinse sushi rice with cold water in a sieve until the water runs clear. Drain for about 20 minutes, then transfer to a pot with 250 ml (approximately 1 cup) of water and bring to boil.

2.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 2

Cook uncovered for 2 minutes, then covered for and additional 20 minutes. Remove pot from heat, remove lid and cover rice with a kitchen towel. Let sit for 10 minutes.

3.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 3

In a small pot, combine rice vinegar and mirin with sugar and salt over medium-high heat. Stir until the sugar and salt have dissolved. Place the rice in a bowl and spread apart slightly to speed cooling. Pour the vinegar mixture over the rice and allow to cool for about 30 minutes at room temperature.

4.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 4

Meanwhile, peel and devein shrimp.

5.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 5

Butterfly the shrimp by slicing from the tail to the head without cutting all the way through. Rinse well and pat dry with paper towels.

6.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 6

Combine 2 tablespoons soy sauce and honey in a small bowl. Add shrimp, mix well and allow to marinate for 30 minutes.

7.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 7

In the meantime, rinse and dry cucumber, remove ends and cut the cucumber lengthwise. Scrape away seeds with a spoon and cut into narrow strips about 5 cm (approximately 2 inches) long.

8.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 8

Peel the mango, cut into slices around the pit, then cut lengthwise into about 5 mm (approximately 1/4-inch) wide strips.

9.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 9

Cut nori sheets in half diagonally. Rinse basil and pat dry and remove leaves from stems.

10.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 10

Heat sesame oil in a pan. Drain shrimp and cook on each side for 1 minute.

11.
Shrimp Cocktail preparation step 11

With wet hands, shape rice into 6 uniformly-sized balls. Place a half sheet of nori on the palm of your hand, add 1 rice ball in the center and add a little wasabi paste.

12.

Place 1 shrimp, some mango, cucumber and basil onto nori sheet and press to form. Roll nori sheet into a cone shape around the contents. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Serve with remaining soy sauce and pickled ginger to taste.