Tre Stelle® Feta, Shrimp and Rice Vermicelli Salad
The flavours of this Asian inspired salad gets better when made ahead of time – great for lunches and light snacks.Prep Time:
20 minutes Ready In:
30 minutes or less Serves:
Makes 4 servings
1 cup | 250 mL water 1 cup | 250 mL dry white wine 2 bay leaves 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced 1 green onion, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 tsp | 2 mL red pepper flakes 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and de-veined 1 package | 250 g rice noodles Dressing: 3 tbsp | 45 mL olive oil 1 tbsp | 15 mL rice vinegar 1 tsp | 5 mL freshly grated lemon rind 1 tsp | 5 mL ground white pepper 1 tbsp | 15 mL Dijon mustard 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 small fresh red chile pepper, seeds removed, thinly sliced 1 carrot, peeled and julienned 1 pkg | 150 g Tre Stelle® Crumbled Feta Garlic and Herbs 1 cup | 250 mL fresh basil, washed and julienned
In a medium saucepan combine the water, white wine, bay leaves, lemon, green onions, garlic and red pepper flakes and bring to a boil. Add shrimp and cook for approximately 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and cooked through. Remove from heat and drain. Set aside to cool and refrigerate until ready to use. Bring a large saucepan of water to boil. Add rice noodles – immediately remove from heat and allow the noodles to soak in the water until they turn translucent. Drain and rinse with cold water. Using scissors, cut the noodles into shorter lengths if desired. In a medium bowl whisk together olive oil, rice vinegar, lemon rind and Dijon mustard. Set aside or refrigerate until ready to use. In a large bowl add shrimp, rice noodles, red bell pepper, chile pepper, carrot , Feta and fresh basil, stir in dressing to combine well. This salad is best made ahead of time and refrigerated for full flavour.