Craving More Energy: Energizing Food and Faith Recipes
- Tuesday, January 08, 2013
2. Dress the salad with freshly squeezed lemon juice and, if desired, coconut.
Cajun Jumbo Shrimp KebAbs
Ingredients for dry rub:
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 pinch sea salt
½ teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon ground turmeric
¼ teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon ground ginger (optional)
¹⁄8 teaspoon ground cloves
¹⁄8 teaspoon nutmeg
2 teaspoons raw sugar or honey
Ingredients for kebabs:
2 pounds jumbo shrimp, uncooked and cleaned
2 small red onions, peeled and cut into 1-inch wedges
2 red or yellow bell peppers, cleaned and cut into 1-inch squares
¼ cup olive oil
½ teaspoon sea salt
1 pinch black pepper
12 bamboo skewers
1. Soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes.
2. Combine the dry rub ingredients in a small bowl, mixing well.
3. Place shrimp into a gallon-size ziplock plastic bag; add the rub mix. Seal the bag and shake it until the shrimp is evenly coated.
4. Place the onions and bell peppers in another gallon-size ziplock plastic bag. Add the olive oil, sea salt, and pepper. Seal the bag and shake to coat the vegetables well.
5. Alternate skewering shrimp and pieces of onion and bell pepper on bamboo skewers.
6. Prepare a charcoal fire or set a gas grill to medium-high, close the lid, and heat until hot—about 10 to 15 minutes.
7. Grill the kebabs about 8 to 10 minutes. Turn them once halfway through cooking time.
Asian Cabbage Crunch Salad
Ingredients for salad:
1 head red cabbage, cut into bite-size pieces
1 head white cabbage, cut into bite-size pieces
2 tablespoons diced cilantro
2 tablespoons green onion
1½ cups diced cooked chicken breast
½ cup sliced almonds
Ingredients for dressing:
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup low-sodium soy sauce or Bragg Liquid Aminos
½ cup honey
1. Combine both types of cabbage, cilantro, and green onion.
2. Add chicken and sliced almonds.
3. Mix together the vinegar, soy sauce or Bragg Liquid Aminos, and honey for the dressing.
4. Pour dressing over cabbage and chicken mixture and toss gently.
This healthy Asian dressing is a great dip for carrots, celery, or broccoli. You can also use it on any salad you like—get creative!
Ingredients for salad:
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