What to add to shrimp salad: an idea from a chef

Kateryna YagovychFood
Recipe for a delicious salad with shrimp

Shrimp is a fairly common ingredient in many dishes. On their own, these seafoods are quite neutral, but they reveal their flavor best in a salad with other ingredients. The key is to choose the right products.

The idea of making a fresh shrimp salad was published on the Instagram page of MasterChef project participant Tetiana (tetianka_ilina).

How to cook shrimp deliciously


  • couscous - 50 g
  • shrimps - 150 g
  • green peas - 50 g (can be fresh or canned)
  • pomegranate - 20 g
  • tomatoes - 0.5 pcs.
  • broccoli - 150 g
  • toasted sesame seeds
  • olive oil
  • salt, pepper
Shrimp for the dish

Method of preparation:

1. Pour boiling water over couscous in a 1:2 ratio. Add spices, cover and leave for a while.

2. If the peas are fresh, blanch them for 30 seconds with boiled salted water.

3. Add broccoli to the pea water (cut into florets) and blanch for 1 minute.

4. Then cover with cold water.

5. Peel shrimp, season with salt and pepper and cook for 3 minutes in the same water.

6. Remove and sprinkle with some sesame seeds.

Broccoli for the dish

7. Blanch tomato (put it in boiling water for a few seconds and then in ice water) and remove the skin.

8. Take out the center and cut it into cubes.

9. Peel pomegranate.

Pomegranate for the dish

10. Mix the cooked couscous with the tomato and put it on a plate.

11. Combine broccoli and peas, season with oil and add to the salad.

12. Put the shrimp andsprinkle with pomegranate and sesame seeds.

13. Add herbs and favorite spices to taste.

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