Eating healthy can be delicious and this recipe will make you a believer. Enjoying spicy ethnic food with friends is one of life’s joys and this dish has a nice kick. Eating whole foods, free of chemicals is important to living a healthy vibrant life. When we cook at home, we know exactly what is going into our meals and that our food is promoting our well-being.
The ingredients in this tasty meal are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Cabbage and ginger aid the body in the digestive process while the lime promotes weight loss, cleanses the blood and improves the absorption of minerals. This recipe gives you a healthy dose of garlic to help rid the body of toxins. Shrimp is full of omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, zinc and copper which supports a healthy body. The ginger is an anti-inflammatory food that soothes the gastrointestinal system and gives the dish zest.
Baked Honey Ginger Shrimp and Raw Asian Salad
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Baked Panko Shrimp
16 ounces medium sized wild caught shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 cups Panko*
salt & pepper
Honey Ginger Glaze
1/2 cup raw honey
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons Braggs Liquid Aminos
2 tablespoons Sriracha
2 green onions, thinly sliced
Raw Asian Salad
1/2 a small head of purple cabbage, grated
1 small bunch of kale, chopped
2 medium carrots, julienned
2 cups broccoli florets
1 red pepper, thinly sliced
Ginger Acocado Dressing
1/2 cup avocado oil
2 limes, juiced
1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and grated
2 teaspoons ground mustard
2 cloves garlic, minced
Garnish: 3 tablespoon sesame seeds
Preheat the oven to 400 ºF
Season room temperature shrimp with salt and pepper. In a small bowl beat the eggs. In a second small bowl place 2 cups of Panko. Dip shrimp into the eggs and then into Panko. Coat the shrimp by pressing the Panko onto the shrimp. Place shrimp on a baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes or until crisp and golden brown.
While the shrimp bakes, combine salad ingredients together in a large bowl. Whisk together dressing ingredients. Drizzle dressing over the salad and toss to combine. Garnish with sesame seeds. Set aside.
In a small sauce pan, combine the glaze ingredients and warm on low heat. When the shrimp are done baking, toss them in a large bowl with the glaze until evenly coated. Garnish with sesame seeds. Serve immediately.
*Panko is a Japanese-style breadcrumbs. They can be found at the grocery store in the ethnic food isle. Panko comes in gluten-free varies for those that are gluten intolerant.
**Always use organic ingredients when possible. Choose wild caught fish over farm raised varieties.