Soup & Salads

Caprese Seafood Salad


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Caprese salads are one of the famous Italian food. Salads in general are always considered healthy food. Today we are presenting a caprese salad which is slightly different than the regular ones. Chef Antonio Tardi from Shangri La hotel has shared a wonderful recipe, here the caprese salad is done with seafood, so its surely a delight for all seafood lovers.

A real delight for the eyes and delicious to eat, simple to cook, so try this Italian holiday seafood salad and enjoy!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Cook Time             Total Time                  Yields

30 mins                     30 mins                  4 Serving

Ingredients:

Shrimps – 150 grams

Calamari rings – 150 grams

Scallops – 150 grams (cut into halves)

Clams – 300 grams

Mussels – 300 grams

Water – 300 ml

Lemon – 2

White wine vinegar – 30 ml

Bay leaf – 3

Peppercorns – 10 grams

Thyme – 10 grams

Mire Poix – 300 grams (for extra flavor)

For Dressing & Garnish:

Bell peppers – 200 grams (red & yellow)

Cherry tomatoes – 200 grams

Extra Virgin Olive oil – 100 ml

Chives – 30 grams

Lemon juice – 20 ml

Garlic – 20 grams (thinly sliced)

Seasoning

Instructions:

  • Put all the poaching broth ingredients – water, white wine vinegar, lemon half squeeze, bay leaf, pepper & mire poix in a pot and bring it to a boil.
  • First cook the shrimp, followed by calamari & scallops each for 2 minutes each and put in a bowl.
  • Cook the clams & mussels till the shell opens.
  • Take out the meat from some & add and add some of them with the shell to the bowl.
  • For the dressing, dice the bell peppers & cherry tomatoes, chop the chives and thinly slice the garlic, add all these to the bowl with the seafood.
  • Finish with extra virgin olive oil and seasoning, mix all the ingredients together.

Note: Delicious & healthy seafood caprese salad is ready to serve, enjoy, Bon Apatite!

Happy Cooking!!

recipe by: Chef Antonio Tardi (Shangri La Hotel)

Executive Chef Antonio Tardi

Picture courtesy: Shangri La Hotel / Chef Antonio Tardi

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