Popcorn Shrimp and Chopped Salad
with DIY Seafood Sauce
Takeout, Fakeout! Enjoy this oven-fried popcorn shrimp with a DIY shrimp sauce at home! The perfect side for this weeknight winner is a light and creamy chopped salad.
Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.
Cajun Spice Blend
(Contains Egg, Mustard)
Sweet Chili Sauce
White Wine Vinegar
(Contains Milk, Wheat)
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, preheat the oven to 450°F. Wash and dry all produce.Garlic Guide for Step 4: 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) mild, 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) medium and 1 tsp (2 tsp) extra! Peel, then mince or grate garlic. Halve cucumbers lengthwise, then cut into 1/2-inch half-moons. Drain and rinse shrimp, then pat dry with paper towels.
Toss shrimp with 3 tbsp (6 tbsp) mayo and half the Cajun Spice Blend in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Combine panko and remaining Cajun Spice Blend in a shallow dish. Working with 4 shrimp at a time, toss into panko mixture, then transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet. (NOTE: Use 2 baking sheets for 4 ppl). Repeat in batches until all shrimp are coated.
Drizzle 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil over shrimp. (NOTE: For 4 ppl, use 1 tbsp oil per baking sheet.) Bake in the middle of the oven, carefully flipping halfway through, until cooked through and golden-brown, 14-15 min.** (NOTE: For 4 ppl, bake in the middle and bottom of the oven).
Meanwhile, stir together ketchup, sweet chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce and 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) garlic in a small bowl. (NOTE: Reference garlic guide.) Set aside.
Whisk together remaining mayo, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) vinegar, 1 tsp (2 tsp) sugar and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add cucumbers, spring mix and croutons. Toss together.
Divide popcorn shrimp and chopped salad between plates. Serve with seafood sauce for dipping. (NOTE: Shrimp will be very hot! Set aside to cool slightly before digging in!)