Saturday, 7 May 2016

Angry shrimp with spinach salad/citrus dreasing

An easy recipe when you are in a hurry to get something healthy and amazing on the table.


4 servings

1 bag or frozen 16-20 shrimp.  Leave the tail on

1 blood orange
1 pink grapefruit
1 tangelo
1 mandarin (segments)
2 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic minced
1/2 fresh jalapeño sliced thin. Seeds removed
5 basil leaves thin sliced
1 tbsp orange zest
4 cups or 1 large bag fresh spinach
1/2 cup toasted pecans or walnuts

Flour mixture for shrimp

1 cup flour
1 tsp cayenne pepper or you can use your favourite ground chile pepper
1 tbsp sal
1 tsp fresh ground pepper

Mix together well in a bowl

Salad

1/4 of each citrus fruit into segments remove the thin skin. Cut large segments in 1/2
Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper
With other half of citrus juice into a bowl, add olive oil, jalapeño, basil a pinch of salt and pepper

Dredge shrimp in flour mixture

Fry in skillet with 1tbsp butter, 1 tbsp olive oil!
Don't over cool.

Dress spinach just before serving, add citrus segments and arrange shrimp.


This takes about 20 minutes total prep and cooking time.
Enjoy on the deck with a nice glass of wine.