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Thai Shrimp Salad

Updated on June 16, 2014

So fresh and delicious

Having a salad for lunch is good for you as long as it contains healthy ingredients. The dressing for this salad is a light version of a traditional Thai sauce. Combined with shrimp and a nice salad mix, this dish is not only healthy but delicious and satisfying. Serve with a light soup or whole wheat flat bread on the side.

Serving Size

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • Green leaf lettuce
  • 1 cup julienned cucumber
  • 1/2 red onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 16 large shrimp, cooked, peeled, tail on
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts
  • Parsley for garnish
  • Dressing:
  • 2 tbls. lime juice
  • 1 tbls. soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbls. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. grape seed oil

Instructions

  1. Line plates with lettuce leaves.
  2. Layer remaining salad ingredients ending with shrimp (4 per salad).
  3. Top with peanuts and parsley.
  4. Put dressing ingredients in a blender or shaker bottle and blend.
  5. Drizzle each salad with dressing.
  6. Chill until ready to serve.

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      julieannbrady 3 years ago

      I could have that every day for lunch!

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      Ibidii 3 years ago

      Looks nom nom for sure! I like the OXO Good Grips Salad Dressing Shaker and great for making your own dressing which is what I do.

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      Merry Citarella 3 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      It looks so pretty! Pinning.

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      Michael Yoshinaka 3 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      I can't wait to try some. Looks so ONO and healthy!

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 3 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      right to my food board with thee - pinned :)

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      Shinichi Mine 3 years ago from Tokyo, Japan

      Yes! Love this recipe

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      Elsie Hagley 3 years ago from New Zealand

      That sure looks very tempting, must make this one, shrimps are one of my husbands favorite foods.

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      Eugene Samuel Monaco 3 years ago from Lakewood New York

      Wow!! this looks good.. Thanks:)

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      CampingmanNW 3 years ago

      What a great change up to the everyday salad. Besides, who doesn't love shrimp?

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      Tanya Jones 3 years ago from Texas USA

      This looks delish and easy to make. I love Thai food, too.

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      ibelieveinsuccess 3 years ago

      A very healthy and nutritious salad.