Thank you to Rui Correia, the talented chef/owner behind DOURO in Greenwich, for sharing this healthy and elegant seafood salad recipe. “Every time Spring or Summer rolls around this is one of my favorite salads. Not only is this salad healthy and refreshing, but it also brings back fond memories of my summer vacations to Portugal!” says Chef Correia. DOURO will feature this delicious recipe on its spring and summer menus, so be sure to visit (or try it at home!).
DOURO’s Mediterranean Seafood Salad
Cook Time: 1-2 minutes Prep Time: 30 minutes
2 oz Octopus, sliced thin 2 oz Shrimp, sliced in half 2 oz Calamari, slices thin
pinch of Oregano
pinch of Salt
1 Tsp Olive Oil
1/2 Tsp White Vinegar
1/2 Tsp Lemon juice
3/4 Cup fresh pureed tomatoes
White Onion, a few thin slices or as much as desired Cilantro leaves, a few leaves
Add seafood and a pinch of salt to boiling water and cook for about one to two minutes. Remove from boiling water and add to a bowl of ice water, this will ensure the seafood is evenly cooked and tender.
In another bowl add: cilantro, salt, olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice and fresh pureed tomatoes and whisk together.
Choose your desired plate and smear the dressing onto plate, place cooked seafood over dressing, finish with a few sliced onions and a few cilantro leaves