Sesame, Herb-Crusted Shrimp Salad
Skillet, Stove Top, Cutting Knife
This salad is packed with a bunch of heart-healthy ingredients and flavor! It is a great option for either lunch or dinner.
Recipe makes 1 servings.
Food Group Servings
5-6 extra large shrimp
1 cup of mixed greens, rinsed
1/2 tomato or 8 cherry tomatoes, diced
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1/2 lemon, for lemon juice
1 teaspoon of oregano
1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Dash of salt
- Ground black pepper- to taste
If you are using frozen shrimp, defrost them in warm water. Once thawed, or if fresh, rinse, and pat the shrimp dry with a paper towel.
Remove the shell and add your shrimp to a bowl. Top with 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil, 1/2 tablespoon of sesame seeds, 1 teaspoon of oregano, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 dash of salt, and black pepper to taste. Mix all together
Add 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil to your skillet and bring to a medium heat .
Once warm, add the shrimp to the skillet. Cook on each side for 3 minutes or until cooked through.
Dice the tomato and and place in a bowl with 1 cup of mixed greens.
Add in 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil, 1/2 tablespoon of sesame seeds, and black pepper to taste. Squeeze in the lemon juice and mix together. Top the salad with your shrimp and enjoy!
Tips & Tricks:
- If you enjoy a spicier flavor, add in crushed pepper or cayenne to the shrimp and/or the salad.
- For a serving of dairy and calcium, top with 1/4 cup shredded cheese.