Shrimp and Arugula Quinoa Salad

Shrimp and Arugula Quinoa Salad

4 servings
Preparation 15 min
Cooking 15 min

Standing 20 min

330 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 cup quinoa   180 g
2 cups water   500 mL
1/2 bunch arugula, coarsely chopped   80 g
32 mini-tomatoes (cherry, miniature or grape), halved   2 1/4 cups
2 tbsp capers   18 g
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil   65 mL
4 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed   1/2 lemon
1 1/4 tsp gingerroot, grated   5 g
1 pinch cayenne pepper   0.1 g
40 shrimp, small size, cooked   220 g
4 tbsp chives, fresh, finely chopped   12 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Method

  1. Cook the quinoa in the water then let it cool down 10 minutes.
  2. Put the arugula, tomatoes, and capers in a salad bowl. Add the quinoa.
  3. Put the oil, lemon juice, grated ginger, Cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk, using a fork, until it is emulsified. Pour over the salad.
  4. Gently toss to combine. Add the shrimp and sprinkle with the finely chopped chives. Cover and chill for at least 20 min before seving to allow the flavours to meld.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (290g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

330

Fat

17 g

27 %

Saturated 2.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

12 %

Cholesterol

105 mg

Sodium

270 mg

11 %

Carbohydrate

28 g

9 %

Fibre

4 g

14 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

17 g

Vitamin A

30 %

Vitamin C

25 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

40 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¾ serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Calcium, Fibre, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C
Good source of :
Copper, Folacin, Phosphorus, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Shellfish | First courses/Appetizers | Lunch box | Main courses/Entrées | Salads | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | High Iron | Buffet

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