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Steamed Zucchini BlossomsWith Shrimp and Herb Salad

Steamed Zucchini Blossoms - Steamed Zucchini Blossoms - Looks and tastes amazing: steamed zucchini flowers on herb salad
Steamed Zucchini Blossoms - Looks and tastes amazing: steamed zucchini flowers on herb salad

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Calories:239 kcal
Difficulty:moderate
Preparation:45 min
Ready in:45 min
Low-sugar
Vitamin-rich
Mineral-rich
High-protien
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1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories239 kcal(12%)
Protein20 g(40%)
Fat8 g(10%)
Carbohydrates13 g(5%)
Added Sugar1 g(1%)
Roughage3 g(10%)

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Ingredients

For servings

12 ouncesShrimp (peeled and without head)
1Egg white
2 tablespoonsWhipping cream
1 ouncesun-dried Tomatoes
1Scallions
Salt
Pepper
8Zucchini
4 ouncesMixed herbs
½ headsred Oak leaf lettuce
2 bedsShiso sprout
½Lemons
2 teaspoonsWhite vinegar
1 teaspoonHoney
4 tablespoonsOlive oil

Kitchen Utensils

1 Pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Whisk, 1 Kitchen shears, 1 Lid, 1 Food processor, 1 Steamer basket, 1 Small bowl

Directions

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1 Puree shrimp and egg white in a food processor until smooth. Add whipping cream and pulse to combine. Set aside. Soak dried tomatoes in a bowl of warm water.  
2 Rinse scallion, pat dry and chop finely. Drain the tomatoes and cut into small pieces.
3 Mix scallion and tomatoes into the shrimp mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
4 Open zucchini flowers and carefully remove pistils.
5 Fill flowers with the shrimp mixture and fold the flowers back around the filling.
6 Place the flowers in a steamer basket (or colander) set over a pot of boiling water. Cover and steam until flowers are tender and filling is cooked through, about 12 minutes.
7 Rinse the herb salad and shake dry. Combine with shiso sprouts. 
8 For the dressing, squeeze juice from a lemon. Mix together 1 tablespoon lemon juice, the vinegar and honey in a small bowl and season with salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in olive oil.  
9 Toss the herb-shiso salad with the dressing. Remove zucchini flowers from steamer and serve warm, with the salad. 
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