Posted 4:18 PM 4/27/2012 : Let's Make a Meal: Shrimp and Quinoa Salad from Skyline Country Club
TUCSON - Today on "Let's Make a Meal," Issa Moussa, the Executive Chef at Skyline Country Club, stopped by to make his first dish on News 4 Tucson.
Here's the recipe:
Shrimp and Quinoa Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
By Issa Moussa C.E.C H.O.F
Executive Chef, Skyline Country Club
Ingredients, for 2 servings
12 jumbo shrimp (12oz) (peeled and de-veined)
Seafood seasoning, a punch
Garlic, 3gloves minced
Olive oil, 1 tablespoon
White wine, 1 tablespoon
Citrus vinaigrette 1 cup
Quinoa 1 cup (quinoa is a super grain with the most complete protein, grows in Central America)
Pepperoncini peppers, ½ cup of rings
Sliced Roma 3 tomatoes
Sliced oranges, 2 oranges
Sliced cucumber, ½ a European cucumber
Avocado, 1 sliced
Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a shallow pan. Add the shrimp with seafood seasoning and garlic. Cook the shrimp for approximately 2 minutes and flip over. Add a splash of white wine to pan and finish cooking the shrimp (approximately 3 - 4 minutes).
Mix the greens, quinoa, and peppers in large mixing bowl and toss with vinaigrette dressing to taste. Arrange the sliced cucumber, oranges, and tomato on a plate and pour the greens mixture in the center. Place sautéed shrimp on top and garnish with an avocado fan.
Citrus Vinaigrette ingredients
¼ cup of orange juice
1 tablespoon of lime
2 tablespoon of Honey
¼ cup of Dijon mustard
1/3 cup of Red wine vinegar
1/3 cup of Olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients except the olive oil in a medium size bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil and add salt and pepper to taste
Bring 2 cup of water to a boil and add 1 cup of quinoa, turn the heat down to a simmer, and cover pot. Once the water is absorbed (approximately 15 minutes), stir quinoa with a fork and let stand to cool down.
Teaspoon of Garlic powder
Teaspoon of Onion powder
Teaspoon of Paprika
½ teaspoon of Ground thyme
½ teaspoon of Black pepper
½ teaspoon of White pepper
½ teaspoon of fine Kosher or Sea Salt
Makes 2 servings
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