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Shrimp Chinoise

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Ingredients
  Jumbo shrimp 2 Pound, unpeeled
  Snow peas 1⁄2 Pound, strings removed
  Carrots 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces
  Cauliflower head 1⁄2 , cut into flowerets
  Broccoli head 1⁄2 , cut into flowerets
  Shitake mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, cleaned and sliced
  Bok choy 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  Red peppers 3 , seeded and cut into thin strips
For dressing
  Japanese rice vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Chili oil 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely minced
  Lemon/Orange juice of same quantity 1 , freshly squeezed
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a small bowl,mix together all the ingredients for the dressing.Keep the dressing aside for use.

MAKING
2) In a large kettle of rapidly boiling salted water,add shrimp and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the shrimps turn pink.
3) Drain and run them under cold water to cool.
4) Peel the shrimp, leaving the tail attached if possible. Chill.
5) Use separate pots of boiling water to blanch the snow peas for 30 seconds, the carrots 3 minutes, the cauliflower 4 minutes, and the broccoli 4 minutes.
6) With the help of a slotted spoon or Chinese strainer and put them in ice w ater so as to stop cooking.
7) Drain and put aside. The vegetables should still be tender yet should retain the crunchy taste.
8) In a large bowl combine the shrimps, cooked vegetables, mushrooms, cabbage, and red peppers.

SERVING
9)Pour on dressing over the mixture, toss well to combine and chill for at least 1 hour. Serve cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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