Tested till perfect Arugula Shrimp Salad

Arugula Shrimp Salad

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By The Canadian Living Test Ktichen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: August 2007

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  • Portion size 4


  • 1 lb 1lbmedium raw shrimp
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1minced garlic clovegarlic cloves
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsphot pepper flakes
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspminced fresh coriander or parsley
  • 4 cups 4cupsarugula
  • 1 cup 1cupcroutoncroutons
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupthinly sliced sweet onionsweet onions
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupgreen olivegreen olives, pitted and halved

Orange Vinaigrette

  • 2 2orangeoranges
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsherry vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspeach of salt and pepper
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Orange Vinaigrette: Grate enough orange rind to make 1 tsp (5 mL); set aside. Working over large bowl, cut off rind and outer membrane of oranges. Cut between membrane and pulp to release fruit into bowl. Squeeze membranes to extract juice. Transfer 2 tbsp (25 mL) juice to small bowl; whisk in orange rind, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Set vinaigrette aside.

Peel and devein shrimp. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saut?hrimp, garlic and hot pepper flakes until shrimp are pink, about 5 minutes. Add 2 tbsp (25 mL) of the vinaigrette; cook, stirring, until no liquid remains, about 3 minutes. Stir in coriander.

Add arugula, croutons, onion and remaining vinaigrette to oranges; toss to coat. Divide among 4 plates. Top with shrimp and olives.

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Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 347 pro 21g total fat 22g sat. fat 3g
carb 18g fibre 3g chol 129mg sodium 624mg

% RDI:

calcium 16 iron 26 vit A 20 vit C 77
folate 41
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