Seafood salad with citrus dressing

For 2 people. A light salad full of shrimp, crab and squid, finished with a citrus dressing. The Hojicha with its deep umami character enhances the salty flavors of the seafood. Pairs perfectly with Saicho Hojicha 's sparkling tea.
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For the Salad:

  • 200 grams shrimp
  • 200 grams crab meat
  • 200 grams squid
  • Mixed greens of your choice (e.g., arugula, lamb's lettuce, or baby spinach)
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 red onion
  • A handful of cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh cilantro or parsley, chopped (optional)
  • Fresh lemon wedges, for garnish

For the Citrus Dressing:

  • Juice and zest of 2 lemons
  • Juice and zest of 1 orange
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

    Let's make this cocktail

  • 1

    Preparing the Salad: In a large bowl, combine the cooked shrimp, crab meat, and squid.

  • 2

    Add the mixed greens, cucumber slices, thinly sliced red onion, and halved cherry tomatoes.

  • 3

    Toss gently to combine all ingredients.

  • 4

    Preparing the Citrus Dressing: In a separate bowl, combine the juice and zest of the lemons and orange.

  • 5

    Add the olive oil and honey, and season with salt and black pepper. Whisk well to emulsify the dressing.

  • 6

    Serving: Divide the seafood salad among serving plates.

  • 7

    Drizzle the salad generously with the citrus dressing.

  • 8

    Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro or parsley (optional) and fresh lemon wedges.