Shrimp with Tomato-Horseradish Salsa

Shrimp with Tomato-Horseradish Salsa Recipe
Photo: Beatriz Da Costa

Recipe from

Real Simple

Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Other: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calcium 28.9 mg
Calories 137.86
Caloriesfromfat 68 %
Carbohydrate 4.9 g
Cholesterol 53.63 mg
Fat 10.65 g
Fiber 1.32 g
Iron 1.43 mg
Protein 6.78 mg
Satfat 1.48 g
Sodium 148.6 mg

Ingredients

Juice from 2 lemons (about 6 tablespoons)
1 bay leaf
2 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
20 large shrimp (about 1 pound), peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
2 small head Bibb lettuce, outer leaves discarded

Preparation

Fill a large pot with 8 cups cold water. Add half the lemon juice, the bay leaf, and 2 teaspoons of the salt. Bring to a boil. Add the shrimp and cook until bright pink and opaque throughout, 1 to 3 minutes. Transfer the shrimp to a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry; set aside. In a bowl, whisk together the remaining lemon juice, the horseradish, and the oil. Season with the remaining salt and the pepper. Add the tomatoes and toss. Separate the lettuce leaves. Divide the shrimp and lettuce among 4 plates and spoon the Tomato-Horseradish Salsa on top.

Tip: To save time and fuss, consider paying slightly more for shrimp that are already peeled and deveined.

Sara Quessenberry,

Real Simple

August 2005
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