Shrimp Linguine Salad
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 8 ounces uncooked linguine, broken in half
- 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
- 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
- 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
- 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
- 3/4 cup shredded carrots
- 1/2 cup sliced green onions
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
- Cook linguine according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a bowl; add the shrimp, broccoli, artichokes, mushrooms, tomatoes, carrots and onions.
- In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic and hot pepper sauce; shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts1-1/3 cups: 286 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 721mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat.
Jun 19, 2011
Great asian fusion salad. I didn't use reduced sodium soy sauce, but the best soy sauce I've come across, Kimlan. Substituted frozen brocolli florets, thawed and microwaved 5 minutes--we are not fans of crunchy veggies. Used fresh shrimp, then boiled for 2.5 minutes. Added a little more hot sauce to the vinaigrette--we LOVE this. Salad turned out darker than shown due to the soy sauce I used. Pasta blended nicely with the slightly salty zing of the vinaigrette. Artichokes were a nice touch, with their almost 'meaty' texture. Toasted sesame seeds were a nice ending.
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