keto and low carb salad recipe Spicy shrimp salad Serving 2
Ingredients Ginger dressing ¼ cup light olive oil, or avocado oil 1 tbsp minced, fresh ginger ½ lime, juice ½ tbsp tamari soy sauce ½ garlic clove, pressed salt and pepper, to taste Salad 1 (7 oz.) avocado ½ lime, juice 5 oz. cucumber, peeled, cut in half lengthwise, seeded and sliced 2 oz. (2 cups) baby spinach sea salt, for seasoning Shrimp 1 tbsp olive oil, for frying 1 garlic clove, pressed 2 tsp chili powder 10 oz. fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined salt and pepper Instructions Ginger dressing Add the Ginger dressing ingredients to a small bowl.
Using an immersion blender, mix together over low speed, until combined. Set aside. Salad Slice the avocado in half, and remove the pit. Using a spoon, scoop out the avocado flesh, and cut it into slices. Place in a small bowl, and stir together with the lime juice. Arrange the spinach, avocado, and cucumber slices on a serving platter, or large plate.
Season with the sea salt, and set aside. Shrimp Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized pan, over medium heat.
Stir in the garlic and chili powder. Add the shrimp, stir to combine, and fry for a couple of minutes per side until the shrimp are pink and cooked through, be careful not to overcook or the shrimp may be rubbery.
Pre-cooked shrimp should only be heated through, 1 - 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Use a slotted spoon to place the shrimp, with some of the spicy sauce, on top of the vegetables. For serving, sprinkle the nuts and cilantro on top, drizzled with the ginger dressing.