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Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad

with Citrus Dressing
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Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad

Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad - Quick, easy salad - crisp, fruity, spicy

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Health Score:
Health Score
9,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 25 min.
Ready in
Calories:
180
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The combination of the protein and iodine-rich shrimp with the vitamin C-packed, citrus fuits yields a dish that is as nutritious as it is delicous. Olive oil also provides valuable, unsaturated fatty acids.

If you're not in the mood to fire up your grill, this recipe can be easily prepared in a skillet. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie180 kcal(9 %)
Protein18 g(18 %)
Fat8 g(7 %)
Carbohydrates7 g(5 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.4 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E4.5 mg(38 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin5.5 mg(46 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate39 μg(13 %)
Pantothenic acid0.5 mg(8 %)
Biotin3.1 μg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C35 mg(37 %)
Potassium386 mg(10 %)
Calcium86 mg(9 %)
Magnesium46 mg(15 %)
Iron2.2 mg(15 %)
Iodine112 μg(56 %)
Zinc2.2 mg(28 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.3 g
Uric acid72 mg
Cholesterol127 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
3
Oranges (about 3-4 ounces)
1 piece
Cucumber (about 12 ounces)
2
3 sprigs
1
4 tablespoons
1 pound
large Shrimp (ready to cook)
2 teaspoons
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Whisk, 1 Mortar, 1 Grilling tongs, 1 Grill, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

1.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 1

Remove peel (including white pith) from 2 oranges, then cut the flesh into slices. Squeeze out juice from remaining orange.

2.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 2

Peel the cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, remove the seeds with a spoon and cut the flesh into very thin slices.

3.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 3

Rinse the lettuce, spin dry and cut or tear into bite-sized pieces.

4.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 4

Rinse the tarragon, shake dry, pluck leaves and coarsely chop. Place in a bowl with the lettuce, cucumber and orange slices.

5.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 5

Squeeze out lime juice. In a bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon lime juice and 3 tablespoons orange juice, then season with a little salt and pepper and whisk in the oil.

6.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 6

Peel and devein the shrimp, then rinse briefly and pat dry well. 

7.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 7

Crush the coriander seeds and peppercorns in a mortar or with the side of a large knife. Sprinkle over the shrimp.

8.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 8

Cook the shrimp on an oiled hot grill or in a grill pan until seared, about 45 seconds on each side. Season lightly with salt.

9.
Shrimp on Cucumber and Orange Salad preparation step 9

Toss the salad mix with the citrus dressing, top with shrimp and serve immediately. 

Comments

Melanie Hamilton's picture
I tried this recipe and it absolutely refreshing I recommend everyone at least try it. I wasn't doing just for the calories or anything but I always like to try something new.
Cyndy from EAT SMARTER's picture
Thank you Melanie. We are so glad you enjoyed it!