Seafood: Goi Tom (Grilled Shrimp Salad)

posted by RisaG 07-04-101 2:21 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Goi Tom (Grilled Shrimp Salad)
Recipe By : Chef Viet Tran - Le Colonial Restaurant
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Low Carb Salad
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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8 jumbo shrimp (to 10)
1 tsp shallots -- minced
2 cloves garlic -- minced or pressed
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup cucumber -- seeded & sliced
1/2 carrot -- thinly sliced
1 cup daikon radish
1/4 cup red onion -- thinly sliced
3 Tbsp fresh basil -- chopped
1 Tbsp fresh mint -- chopped
1 Tbsp fried shallot (from Asian grocery store)
2 Tbsp unsalted roasted peanuts

1 tsp salt
2 tsp fish sauce
1 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp garlic -- minced or pressed
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 tsp. serrano chili peppers -- finely chopped

Mix dressing ingredients together. Set aside.

Remove shells from shrimp and clean. Marinate in garlic, shallots and vegetable oil. Set aside.

Thinly slice cucumber, carrot, daikon and red onion and mix together in a bowl. Add dressing and set aside.

Heat grill. Season shrimp with salt and pepper and 1T of the chopped basil. Grill on both sides and removed when cooked (less than 5 minutes).

Put cucumber and carrot mixture in the middle of each of 4 plates. Arrange shrimp around, then sprinkle with remaining chopped basil, mint peanuts and fried shallots.

Serves 4.

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