Mango Shrimp Salad

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WHAT'S SPECIAL
This mango shrimp salad is a perfect combination of flavors and textures. It brings together shrimps, mangoes, avocado, arugula, radishes, and pomegranate seeds for a refreshing and satisfying meal. Additionally, this salad is dairy-free, gluten-free, and low-carb, making it suitable for a wide range of dietary preferences and perfect for enjoying during the warm summer months.

Step by Step Instructions

Mango Shrimp Salad

Bursting with colors and textures, this salad is a feast for the eyes. This salad is dairy-free, gluten-free, and low-carb, making it a perfect choice for those with dietary restrictions or anyone looking for a light and nutritious meal during the warm summer months.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2

Equipment

  • mixing bowl
  • whisk
  • skillet

Ingredients
  

Salad

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 20 shrimps
  • 2 cups arugula
  • ½ cup carrots (shredded)
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 mango
  • 3 radishes (sliced)
  • cup pomegranate seeds

Dressing

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tbsp dijon mustard
  • ½ tbsp honey
  • ½ tbsp lime (juice)
  • ½ tbsp water
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, water, salt, and pepper to make the dressing. Adjust by adding more or less water according to your taste.
  • Dice the mango and the avocado. Slice the radishes.
  • In a large mixing bowl or 2 large plates, combine the arugula, diced mangoes, sliced avocado, radish slices, and pomegranate seeds.
  • Cook the shrimps: heat a skillet over medium heat and add a drizzle of olive oil. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper, then cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until they turn pink and opaque. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Add the cooked shrimp to the salad ingredients in the mixing bowl or the plates.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss to coat everything evenly.
  • Serve the mango shrimp salad immediately, garnished with additional pomegranate seeds and a wedge of lemon if desired.

Notes

  • For added flavor and texture, you can also toss in some toasted nuts or seeds such as sliced almonds or pumpkin seeds.
  • Feel free to customize this salad with your favorite ingredients or whatever fresh produce you have on hand.
  • If you prefer a sweeter dressing, you can adjust the amount of honey to taste. You can also try different dressing: balsamic vinaigrette.
  • This salad is best enjoyed immediately after assembling to preserve the crispness of the ingredients.
Keyword Healthy, Salad, Summer

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