Savor This Spicy Shrimp with Quinoa Salad
Make this Spicy Shrimp with Quinoa Salad for Your Valentine
This spicy shrimp recipe from our friends at Goya Foods is loaded with fresh ingredients and oh-so-good for you quinoa! It's light and refreshing, with just a bit of heat!
In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 4 cups water and chicken bouillon to boil. Add quinoa. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 10 minutes; drain.
In medium bowl, mixed together cooked quinoa, scallions, tomatoes, lemon juice, olive oil, sazonador, jalapeños, cilantro and sugar until combined; set aside.
In medium bowl, combine shrimp, lime juice, garlic and adobo; set aside. Heat ¼ cup oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions; cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Add tomato sauce and sazón; bring to a simmer; remove from heat. Transfer sauce, chipotle chiles, chipotle sauce and ½ cup water to bowl of food processor. Purée until thick and smooth, about 1 minute; set aside.
Meanwhile, using paper towels, pat shrimp dry. Heat remaining ¼ cup oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Cook shrimp, in batches, flipping once, until pink, about 2 minutes; set aside to keep warm.
Transfer reserved sauce to hot skillet; bring to a simmer, stirring constantly. Stir in shrimp. Lower heat to medium-low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until shrimp is coated in sauce, about 2 minutes more
To serve: Place 3 inch diameter round cookie cutter on serving plate. Fill with ½ cup quinoa salad, smoothing top with knife. Remove ring mold. Arrange 3 shrimp on plate, drizzle with sauce. Repeat with remaining ingredients.