From Everyday Food magazine
Seared Shrimp with Cucumber Salad
1/2 cucumber, peeled, quartered lengthwise, and thinly sliced
1/2 small red onion, minced
1 jalapeno chile pepper, ribs and seeds removed, minced
1 can (15 ounces) hearts of palm, drained and thinly sliced
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails removed)
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
4 teaspoons olive oil
- In a large mixing bowl, toss together cucumber, onion, jalapeno, hearts of palm, orange juice, and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.
- Dust shrimp with cumin, coriander, and oregano; season with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over high heat.
- Add half the shrimp; cook until browned on both sides and opaque in the center, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate; repeat with remaining 2 teaspoons oil and shrimp.
- To serve, spoon shrimp over cucumber salad.