June 20, 2015

L’Gros Luxe: Avocado and Mango Salad with Shrimp Tempura

This week we teamed up with L’Gros Luxe, a quaint restaurant, to create a delicious fresh summer salad perfect for any occasion.

Final

Ingredients Salad

  • 2 whole tiger prawn shrimp (peeled, de-veined, then butterflied)
  • 450 grams (2 cups) baby spinach
  • 1 mango cubed
  • 1 ripe avocados cubed
  • 1 cup carrots julienne
  • 1/2 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1/2 small red onion-diced
  • 1  1/2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tbsp crushed roasted cashew or peanuts
  • 1 tsp sriracha hot sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 red pepper julienne (matchstick)
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 radishes finely sliced
  • salt & Szechuan pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp toasted white sesame seeds  (garnish)
  • 1/2 tsp toasted black sesame seeds (garnish)
  • 1 green onion (thinly chopped on the bias) (garnish)

Ingredients Tempura Batter

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cup ice cold soda water
  • Pinch of salt

Ingredients Vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove , finely chopped
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp rice/balsamic vinegar

What You’ll Need

Pan
Deep Mixing Bowl 169 oz
Deep Mixing Bowl 3 L
Deep Mixing Bowl 16.9 oz
Deep Mixing Bowl 33 oz
Salad Servers
Salad Bowl
Knife
Cutting Board
Whisk

ingredients

Directions Shrimp
Place all batter ingredients into a mixing bowl, whisk together and set aside. Heat pan to medium-high heat. Cover bottom of pan with olive oil. Dip shrimp in batter allowing any excess to drip off then place shrimp on pan and fry until golden brown and slightly puffed.

Directions Salad
Place all vinaigrette ingredients into mixing bowl, whisk together and set aside. Finely chop all your fresh ingredients and set aside in a bowl.Combine your vinaigrette and fresh ingredients together in a bowl, mix thoroughly. After all your ingredients are mixed properly together garnish with shrimp sesame seeds green onion and serve.

Enjoy and share with friends!

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Salad

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