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Shrimp Watercress Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Mango Dressing

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

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Sesame Ginger Mango Dressing

Ingredients

Watercress Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Mango Dressing
Ingredients for about 20oz (10 servings)

1 serving = 4 tablespoons
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen mango, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled
  • 4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • juice from 1 lime
  • juice from 2 oranges (or more to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper (or chili) flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (or avocado oil)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

 

Steps

All of the ingredients – EXCEPT for the oils – to a high powered blender.  Blend until smooth.  Season to taste with what’s missing.  Once well mixed and seasoned to your liking, place the blender on a low speed and slowly pour in the oils.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge.  Should last up to 2 weeks in the fridge.

Watercress Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Mango Dressing

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Calories
110
Protein
1g
Fat
8g
Carbs
8g
Sodium
230mg
Fiber
1g
Sugar
6g
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Watercress Noodle Salad with Shrimp

Ingredients

Watercress Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Mango Dressing
Ingredients for 2 servings

  • 1 bundle of fresh watercress, rinsed
  • 3oz cooked ramen rice noodles (or spaghetti), chilled
  • 2 cups shaved (red) cabbage
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 radish, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2lb cooked jumbo shrimp (OPTIONAL)
  • Garnish
    • sesame seeds
Steps

Mix  together all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  Then toss in mango dressing!

Watercress Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Mango Dressing

Calories
270
Protein
29g
Fat
3g
Carbs
31g
Sodium
1130mg
Fiber
4g
Sugar
5g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.