Dieters dream: Shrimp salad

If you’d thought you had to forgo your favourite shrimps to cut down on calories, we’ve got something that’ll make your day!

Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

6 oz shrimp — cooked
16 oz green beans
1 garlic
1 tbsp salad oil
1/4 tsp mustard powder
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 cup vinegar
2 each chicken bouillon cube
2/3 cup rice — cooked
1 cup celery — sliced
1/2 cup onions — sweet, sliced
2 cup lettuce — shredded
1 soy sauce (optional)
1 clove

Method

1. Rinse shrimp and cook.
2. Chill can of green beans.
3. Drain and save liquid.
4. Slice thinly the garlic clove and crush in large bowl.
5. Add oil, mustard, sugar, vinegar, shrimp and beans.
6. Refrigerate.
7. Heat bean liquid.
8. Add bouillon cubes and stir until dissolved.
9. Add enough water to make 2 cups.
10. Add rice.
11. Bring to a boil and cook rapidly, uncovered, about 8 minutes or until rice stands above the water line.
12. Reduce heat to lowest point, cover and steam for 12 to 14 minutes.
13. Spread rice in a shallow pan to cool.
14. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until needed at serving time.
15. Add rice to shrimp and bean mixture.
16. Toss together with celery, onion and lettuce.
17. Serve with soy sauce.

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