Pineapple Shrimp Salad

This sweet and savory salad is easy to put together and delicious!


Ingredients:

1 baby pineapple
1 red chili pepper
1 garlic clove
4 tbsp. of olive oil
6 shrimps
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. Dijon mustard, coarse-grained
1 handful of lettuce, ready for use

Preparation:
Remove the skin of hte pineapple, remove the dark spots and cut into bite-sized pieces. Rinse chili pepper under cold running water, cut in half, remove ends and core and chop finely. Peel and crush the garlic clove and place in a bowl with the chili, half of the olive oil and the shrimp to marinate. Season with sea salt and pepper, let marinate briefly. Heat a medium frying pan over high heat without adding any fat and briefly fry the shrimp in it on both sides until golden brown. Make a dressing from remaining olive oil, balsamic vinegar and Dijon mustard. Season with sea salt and pepper. Finally, add pineapple to shrimp, mix in and fry briefly. Then let cool. Marinate the lettuce with dressing in a large bowl, mix in pineapple and shrimp, and enjoy!

Celery Soup with Shrimps

This creamy vegetable soup with shrimps is packed full of delicious ingredients and flavor!

Ingredients (1 serving):
1 serving of vegetables (celery root, brussels sprouts, arugula)
1 serving of shrimp
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 shallot
1 garlic clove
Paprika
Vegetable broth

Preparation:
Heat half of the olive oil in a medium-sized saucepan on high heat. Peel the shallot and garlic clove, dice both and add to the olive oil. Cook until golden in color and then add the vegetable broth. Peel the celery root, cut into cubes, add to the vegetable broth and simmer over low heat for 25 minutes. Shortly before the end of the 25 minutes cooking time, add the arugula to the soup, wilt it, simmer for a few minutes and finally puree the mixture until smooth. If necessary, season again with salt and pepper.

Clean the Brussels sprouts and boil or steam until al dente. Heat the remaining olive oil in a large pan over medium heat, add the shrimps and sauté until light pink on both sides. Add the Brussels sprouts to the shrimps and season with salt and paprika. Add the soup to a bowl and then add the Brussels sprouts and shrimps to the center of the soup. Enjoy!

Exotic Shrimp Papaya Salad

This wonderfully exotic shrimp papaya salad fits perfectly into the season! Have fun preparing and enjoying it!

2019-07-05 MB shrimp-Papaya

Ingredients for 1 serving:
1 serving shrimps
1 serving vegetables (e.g. spring onion, cucumber, tomato)
1 serving papaya
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
fresh basil leaves

Peel and dice papaya and cucumber. Wash tomatoes and spring onions, cut tomatoes into small pieces and spring onions into fine rings. Peel the garlic and chop finely.
If shrimps are too big, cut them into small pieces as well. Cook in a hot pan.

Put all ingredients in a bowl, season with salt, pepper and balsamic vinegar and mix well. Cut the basil into fine stripes, add to the mixture and leave to steep for 15 minutes.

Enjoy!

Metabolic Balance® Monday Recipe – Coconut Chili Shrimp

Thanks you Metabolic Profil Sport, for this simple shrimp recipe.

Ingredients

  • ½ onion
  • 300 g of celeriac
  • 150 ml of vegetable broth
  • 100 ml of coconut milk
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • A few leaves of sage
  • 50 g of peeled shrimp
  • ½ red pepper

instructions:

  • Peel the celery and coarsely chop.  
  • Finely chop the onion.
  • Sauté the onion with celery in a bit of broth.
  • Add more broth and the coconut milk.
  • Cook covered for about 15 minutes.
  • Finely chop the chilli.
  • Rinse the prawns and the sage. Pat dry.
  • toast the sage in a pan and then remove.
  • Sauté the chilli with the shrimp until the shrimps are cooked.
  • Puree the celery in the broth to thicken.
  • Place the celery/broth mixture in a plate and place the shrimp on top adding the sage leaves as a dressing.

Bon appétit!

NOTE: The recipe has coconut milk so avoid using it until you are in phase IV or want to eat it as a treat meal.  I kept the ingredients amounts set by metabolic profil sport but you must check with your plan for the appropriate amounts.

photo of shrimp by cursed thing