Cumin Shrimp with Orzo and Feta Salad Recipe

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Submitted by sharmin

Makes 6 servings



from Discovery Health, Nathan Lyon

Recipe Ingredients for Cumin Shrimp with Orzo and Feta Salad


Ingredients:
1 cup macaroni
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 tablespoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground
1 tablespoon coriander, toasted and ground
1 pound chicken breasts
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 c. pitted kalamata olives, pits removed, rough chopped
1/3 c. shallot, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, diced
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1/4 pound feta, crumbled
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tbsp lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Cumin Shrimp with Orzo and Feta Salad

  1. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the orzo until done, approximately 8 minutes.

  2. Drain and toss with a splash of EVOO.

  3. In a large sauté pan over medium-high heat add the butter, 1 tablespoon EVOO, the ground spices and the minced garlic.

  4. Allow to cook until fragrant, approximately 1 minute, then add the shrimp and toss to coat. Continue to cook the shrimp until fully pink, sautéing periodically for even cooking.

  5. Season lightly, remove from the heat, and set aside to cool.

  6. In a bowl, combine together the shallot, red bell pepper, tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese. Season with vinegar and lemon juice. Add the cilantro, parsley, and finally, the shrimp. Season to taste.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 192.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
377
Calories from Fat
201
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.3g
34%
Saturated Fat
6.7g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
89mg
30%
Sodium
394mg
16%
Potassium
385mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
16.6g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
27.3g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 75%
Calcium 14% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
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