749- Shrimp Buddha Bowl / بوذا بوول بالجمبري

Ingredients

Bowl Ingredients:
1/2 cup cooked quinoa (tricolor)
1 small tomato, cubed
80 grams (2.8 oz.) black beans can, rinsed and drained
1 large corn, boiled
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped

Shrimp Ingredients:
500 grams (1 pound) shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, grated
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Salt and pepper

Dressing Ingredients:
1/2 avocado
1 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Salt and pepper

Directions

Step 1: Making The Dressing
1- In a bowl, scrape the avocado using a spoon to get a smooth texture.
2- Add the yogurt progressively till you get the desired consistency.
3- Mix in lemon juice, salt and pepper then add fresh cilantro and stir until all ingredients are well combined. Place in the fridge until ready to serve.

Step 2: Making The Buddha Bowl
1- In a bowl, place the shrimp and mix in the ground cumin, paprika, garlic, lemon juice, honey, oil, salt and pepper.
2- Let the shrimp marinate for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.
3- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, place the shrimp and marinade and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until shrimp is cooked through.
4- In the same skillet, sauté the canned black beans while stirring using a spatula. Set aside.
5- In a large bowl (or take away box for an office lunch), first place the cooked quinoa. Top the quinoa with the tomatoes, black beans, boiled corn, shrimps.
6- When ready to eat, add the sauce and the fresh cilantro, mix, and enjoy!