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Shrimp with Feta, Radish, Watercress, and Mint

Shrimp with Feta, Radish, Watercress, and Mint Photo: Dasha Wright

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 20)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
  • 1 small bunch watercress, tough stems discarded
  • 1 small fennel bulb, halved, cored, and thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
  • 5 thinly sliced radishes
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup)

Preparation


1. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add shrimp and fennel seeds to pan. Cook until shrimp are opaque, turning often (about 3 minutes). Remove pan from heat; toss shrimp with 1 tablespoon lemon juice.

2. In a large bowl, combine watercress, fennel, radishes, remaining olive oil, and remaining lemon juice, tossing well.

3. Divide salad among 4 plates; top each evenly with shrimp, mint, and cheese.


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  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups salad mixture, 5 shrimp, and 2 teaspoons dressing)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 188
Fat per serving: 11g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 17g
Carbohydrate per serving: 7g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 139mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 416mg
Calcium per serving: 166mg

Good to Know

Detox never tasted so delicious. Shrimp is high in protein and very low in fat. Plus, fennel freshens your breath, soothes winter coughs, and can even slim and trim your waistline.

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