Diary of a Bridesmaid's Diet - Baby Cucumbers, Seared Shrimp Salad

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

When I think of cooking I think of clean up and I clench, to prevent myself from reaching in the drawer of takeout menus I make a simple dish with ingredients I keep in my pantry regularly.

The baby cucumbers from Costco are so sweet, juicy, crunchy and refreshing. I eat it with a little salt as a snack often. My healthy salad dressing is 2 part extra olive oil to 1 part balsamic vinegar and a dab of dijon mustard to thicken.

Seared Shrimp baby cucumber salad

The shrimps are seasoned with salt and pepper and seared for 2 minutes each side on high. I throw in the onions at the same time and don't touch them so it can caramelized.


A fast, no clean up perfect dinner gearing up for my Bridesmaid's diet.

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Kat said...

This looks so refreshing. I've got a whole bag of shrimp hanging out in my freezer, so I might have to give this recipe a shot!

Erika said...

Oh. My. Gosh. This looks like HEAVEN!! I have never tasted baby cucumbers before; but now I want to buy some for myself. Yummy!! :)

bananas. said...

i love baby cucumbers! i never know where to find them though.

Lolia S said...

Peeling shrimp is so effortful :)

The Duo Dishes said...

Are baby cucumbers the same as persian cukes? Those are perfect for quick cooking, and the skin tastes better.

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