shrimp

July 10, 2018
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Ingredients: 

250 grams orzo pasta, boiled keeping 1 cup water from the water used in boiling) 

2 cup cherry tomato, quartered 

2 tsp tomato paste 

1 cup vegetable broth or 1 maggi cube dissolved in 1 cup hot water 

500 grams shrimp, deveined, tails on (or off if you wish) 

2 garlic cloves minced 

2 TBS olive oil 

Spices: 1 tsp italian spices, 1 tsp smoked or normal paprika, 1 tsp basil, 1/2 tsp chilli falkes, a pinch of black and white pepper, salt to taste 

Preparation: 

Heat a wide pan 

Add 1 TBS olive oil, the spices and garlic 

Cook for 30 seconds 

Add shrimp and cook for around 5 mn until pink in color 

Remove shrimp from pan 

Add the remaining 1 TBS olive oil, tomato and tomato paste and cook for 2-3 mn

Add 1 cup vegetable stock and let simmer for 5-7 mn

Add the boiled orzo and mix well 

Add shrimp and combine all together 

Serve immediately with some parmesan cheese (optional)


July 10, 2018
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Ingredients: 

200 grams shrimp

2 TBS honey

1 TBS soy sauce 

1 TBS lemon juice 

1/2 tsp lemon zest 

Salt, black and white pepper to taste 

1 garlic clove, crushed

Preparation:

Combine all marinade ingredients together 

Marinade shrimp with 1/2 the marinade quantity for 30 min 

Heat a pan 

Add 1 tsp olive oil 

Cook shrimp for 2-3 mn on each side(discarding the marinade) with some salt and black pepper 

Add the remaining marinade and let simmer until the sauce thickens 


July 10, 2018
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Ingredients:

1 kg medium size shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 onions, julienned
1 green and 1 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
1 TBS olive oil
For the marinade:
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 (or more) tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp dried oregano
Some salt
2 TBS lime juice
1 tsp lime zest
1 minced garlic clove

 

Preparation:

Marinade the shrimp in the marinade for 10 mn in a sealed plastic bag
Meanwhile, heat a skillet
Add olive oil, bell peppers and onions
Cook for around 5 mn on medium heat until they become tender but still crispy
When shrimp has marinated
Add to the skillet, mix well and cook for around 5 mn until it becomes pink in color
Serve with multi-grain tortilla, sour cream, jalapeños, salsa, and guacamole.


July 10, 2018
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Shrimp

1 KG large shrimp, pealed and deveined

Vegetable oil for frying

Spring onion for garnish

Dynamite Sauce

¾ cup mayonnaise

1-2tbsp Sriracha sauce

2 TBS Ketchup

1 TBS sweet chilli sauce

1 tsp honey

A squeeze of lemon 

Batter

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup cornstarch (or corn flour)

1 egg

½ tsp salt

½ tsp pepper

½ cup cold water  For the coating:

½ cup all-purpose flour

½ cup cornstarch (or corn flour)

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

A sprinkle of garlic powder

A sprinkle of onion powder 

Preparation:

1. Mix all the sauce ingredients together (you can adjust according to your preference)

2. Prepare the batter: Mix the ingredients for the batter. Add in shrimp and mix well to coat.

3. Mix the ingredients for the coating. Working in batches, remove shrimps from the batter and transfer to the dish with the coating mixture and coat every shrimp. 

4. Heat the oil well and fry shrimp in batches until golden brown around 2-3 mn. Place on a paper towel to remove excess oil 

5. mix the shrimp and the sauce

6. Garnish with spring onion


July 9, 2018
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Ingredients:

Baby red romaine lettuce
Baby green romaine lettuce
Baby spinach
Baby arugula
1/2 cup diced mango
1/2 cup diced canned pineapple
1/2 an avocado diced
(Make sure they are all diced the same size)
1/2 kilograms jumbo shrimp, pealed and deveined (u can leave the tails on, it gives a better look!)
Salt, black pepper, paprika, white pepper, lemon zest
2 tsp olive oil

For the shrimp:
Heat a pan, add olive oil, season with the spices and lemon zest
Cook for 3 mn on each side
Remove from pan and let cool a little before adding to salad

Dressing: (combine these together)
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 TBS olive oil
1 TBS coriander
Salt and black pepper to taste

 

 

 


July 9, 2018
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Ingredients:

1 red onion, finely chopped
Juice of 2 lemons
1 TBS olive oil
1 tomato, finely chopped
1 TBS cilantro
1 avocado, cut into small cubes
Salt and black pepper to taste
500 grams boiled shrimp (I used uncooked frozen shrimp and boiled them for 3 mn – drain and cool before using)

Preparation:

Soak red onion in olive oil, lemon juice, salt and black pepper
Cover and refrigerate for around 30 minutes

30 minutes later, combine everything together and serve cold right away!


July 9, 2018
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Ingredients:

3/4 cup pesto sauce (recipe follows) 

1.5-2 TBS tomato paste 

1 cup cherry tomato, halved

500 grams uncooked shrimp 

200 ml low fat cooking cream 

1 cup pasta water

2 garlic cloves, minced

Italian spices, salt and black pepper to taste

Hot pepper/chili flakes are optional 

A handful of fresh basil, finely chopped 

500 grams cooked pasta 

Preparation:

Heat a pot

Add pesto sauce and tomato paste and heat them 

Add tomato, shrimp, salt, black pepper and italian spices and cook for 3 mn 

Add fresh basil, cooking cream and pasta water and let simmer for around 5-7 mn 

Add the cooked pasta and combine everything together 

Serve with some grated parmesan cheese and devour

Pesto Sauce:

Ingredients: 

2 cups basil leaves 

2 garlic cloves 

2 TBS lightly roasted pine nuts 

1/2 cup good olive oil  

A squeeze of lime 

A pinch of lime zest 

A tiny bit of black pepper 

Preparation: 

In a food processor, place the basil, pine nuts, garlic, black pepper, lime zest and squeezed lime (squeeze directly in the processor u only need a tiny bit), process all until u obtain a fine mixture 

With the processor on low speed, add the olive oil as a thin thread in a steady motion until they are all well incorporated

Add the parmesan and process just until blended 

Use immediately, u can also refrigerate or freeze for later use! 


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