Light And Refreshing

Shrimp Salad

with Melon Wedges
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Shrimp Salad

Shrimp Salad - Spicy contrast: Succulent shellfish with fragrant fruit

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Health Score:
9,6 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
Ready in
Calories:
190
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The shrimp in this dish provide a lot of iodine, a trace element that is indispensable for the thyroid gland. 

In winter or fall, you can substitute the melon in this recipe for pumpkin. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie190 kcal(9 %)
Protein16 g(16 %)
Fat6 g(5 %)
Carbohydrates16 g(11 %)
Sugar added3 g(12 %)
Roughage3 g(10 %)
Vitamin A0.5 mg(63 %)
Vitamin D0.3 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E4.1 mg(34 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin6.5 mg(54 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate71 μg(24 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin10 μg(22 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.6 μg(20 %)
Vitamin C64 mg(67 %)
Potassium702 mg(18 %)
Calcium80 mg(8 %)
Magnesium58 mg(19 %)
Iron2.4 mg(16 %)
Iodine84 μg(42 %)
Zinc2 mg(25 %)
Saturated fatty acids1 g
Uric acid91 mg
Cholesterol95 mg
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
4 ounces
Shrimp (frozen peeled)
1
big red Onion (about 70 grams)
1
1
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
½
Melon (such as Charentais)
1 tablespoon
roasted, salted Shelled peanut (about 15 grams)
½ bunch
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 large Plate, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Small bowl, 1 Whisk, 1 Small skillet, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Large knife, 1 Small pot (with lid), 1 Paper towel

Preparation steps

1.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 1

Thaw shrimp on a large plate according to package directions.

2.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 2

Meanwhile, peel onion, cut some into small rings and chop the rest of the onion finely.

3.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 3

Rinse chile pepper, wipe dry, halve lengthwise and remove seeds. Chop very fine.

4.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 4

Squeeze juice from lime. Mix 2 tablespoons lime juice with maple syrup, tablespoons water and chile in a small bowl. Season with salt.

5.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 5

Slit each thawed shrimp with a small knife along its back and devein.

6.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 6

Rinse shrimp and pat dry with paper towels. Heat the oil in a small pan and cook shrimp until opaque, 3-4 minutes.

7.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 7

While still warm, combine shrimp with the diced onion, lime and chile sauce and let marinate for 10 minutes.

8.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 8

Meanwhile, remove seeds from melon, then peel and cut into wide strips, about 1 cm (approximately 1/4 inch) thick.

9.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 9

Coarsely chop peanuts with a large knife. Mix with the shrimp.

10.
Shrimp Salad preparation step 10

Rinse cilantro, shake dry, pluck leaves and coarsely chop. Mix well with the shrimp salad and season with salt. Divide salad among plates with the melon wedges, garnish with onion rings and serve.