Savoury Shrimp Salad

Time: 20 minutes

Serves 2

Music Selection: Gladys Knight & the Pips – Midnight Train to Georgia

When you just need something quick, healthy and delicious, consider this salad. I like it because it is quick to make and I usually have the ingredients at home. If you are not a shrimp fan, you can always substitute chicken in this recipe and it also works great! This salad really fits the lyrics of this song – “Said he’s going back to find, a simpler place and time”… enjoy Gladys Knight & the Pips and this amazing salad.

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp olive oil

4 cups fresh spinach

¼ – 1/2 cup white wine

2 -4 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

20 fresh or frozen (thawed) shrimp (alternatively, you can use cubes of 1 or 2 chicken breasts)

1 roma tomato, chopped finely

1 cup mushrooms, sliced

2 cloves garlic

1 shallot, diced

2 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped

2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Salt

Pepper

Directions

In large pan, heat oil. Add shrimp and cook until light pink. Remove and set aside.

In same pan, add onions and garlic. Saute’ for 5 minutes, until translucent. Add mushrooms and cook until soft. Add in wine and tomatoes and herbs, and let reduce. Add balsamic vinegar and salt/pepper.

Evenly distribute the spinach on two plates. Top the spinach by evenly distributing the warm shrimp and mushrooms dish. Add the shrimp to each plate. Sprinkle with fresh basil and parsley on top. Add more balsamic vinegar to taste.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.