05/1/12

Prawns and Pickled Cucumber Salad with Cheesy Toast

Tonight’s test recipe: “Prawns and Pickled Cucumber Salad, with Cheesy Toast”.
This did not suck.
Look for it on next week’s menu!

Prawns and Pickled Cucumber Salad (7a)

Yield: 2 servings           Active Time: 15 min.    Total Time: 1 hr.

1 1/4 cups rice vinegar
1/2 cup agave nectar
1/4 tsp red-pepper flakes
2/3 lb peeled jumbo prawns
1 cup sliced red onion
1/2 lb halved and sliced cucumber.
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

Bring rice vinegar, agave nectar, and red-pepper flakes to a boil. Add shrimp and simmer until cooked through, about 3 min.

Stir in sliced red onion and cucumber.

Serve chilled with cilantro sprigs.