Butter Fried Shrimp With Spinach Salad

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 15 minutes
  • One serving

Low in calories, shrimp is definitely to be considered if you’re looking to serve a light meal for dinner. It’s delicious when cooked in a small amount of butter and flavored with a bit of garlic and Dijon mustard. Pair it with a light spinach and cherry tomato salad and dinner is ready!

Ingredients Needed for Butter Fried Shrimp With Spinach Salad

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves
6 shrimp
0.5 ounce butter, melted
1 tablespoon whole grain dijon mustard
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 basil leaves
2 ounces of baby spinach
3 sun-dried tomatoes es
4 cherry tomatoes, halves
1 tablespoon olive oil

How to Cook Butter Fried Shrimp With Spinach Salad

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic cloves and cook them for 1 minute. Add the shrimp and melted butter. Add the Dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt, and fresh basil. Cook the shrimp for 3 minutes.
  3. Separately, add the baby spinach in a large bowl. Add the cherry tomatoes and the sun-dried ones.
  4. Add olive oil and season with salt.
  5. Place the salad on a plate and top it with the butter-fried shrimp.

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