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Beluga Lentil & Shrimp Cocktail with Citrus & Mint

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 6-8

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    2 cups (500 mL) cooked baby shrimp, finely chopped

    1 cup (250 mL) cooked black (Beluga) or French green lentils

    1 medium red bell pepper, cleaned and finely diced

    1 medium yellow bell pepper, cleaned and finely diced

    ½ jalapeno pepper, seeds removed and minced

    1 whole Roma tomato, seeded and finely diced

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil

    1 orange, zest and juice

    2 limes, zest and juice

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh chives, finely chopped

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh mint, finely chopped

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) fresh cilantro, finely chopped

    3 Tbsp (45 mL) vodka (optional)

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) hot sauce (Tabasco)

    salt and ground black pepper, to taste


Directions

  1. COMBINE all ingredients in a large bowl and season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Add more lime juice, jalapeno as desired for greater acidity and heat.
  2. PORTION in martini glasses, or in shot glasses and garnish with fresh chopped mint.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 3/4 cup (175 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 170
  • Total Fat 5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol 120 mg
  • Carbohydrates 12 g
  • Dietary Fibre 3 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Protein 16 g
  • Sodium 670 mg
  • Potassium 315 mg
  • Folate 83 mcg