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Thai shrimp salad

I am suggesting you a simple, easy-to-prepare meal idea that can be brought for lunch! This Thai shrimp salad recipe is full of flavours. You will appreciate its taste, and, in addition, you will have your fill!

2 servings

Preparation time : 15 minutes

Cooking time : 5 minutes

Ingredients

Dressing

  • Zest and juice from a lime
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soya sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • ½ garlic clove, chopped

Salad

  • 180 g raw shrimps, shells and tails peeled
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 red pepper, cubed
  • ½ cup carrots, grated
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 5 cups mixed salad
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Sidedish (per person)
½ pita bread

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix all the dressing ingredients. Set aside.
  2. In a pan, grill the shrimps in olive oil. Add salt and pepper. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side. Set aside.
  3. In a large salad bowl, mix the red pepper, carrots, bean sprouts, mixed salad, peanuts, and cilantro. Add the dressing and garnish with the shrimps.

Nutritional values per serving: 469 calories, 50g carbs, 17g fat, 33g proteins

Did you like the flavours of this Thai shrimp salad? You will certainly like this Chicken and Shrimp Pad Thai!

Author
Karine Larose, M.Sc.

Karine Larose is a kinesiologist, Director of Marketing and Communications and Spokesperson for Nautilus Plus who specializes in fitness motivation. She authored The Guide to Healthier Living, penned the book 10-4 The Healthy Way to Lose 10 Pounds in 4 Weeks and released her third work called Zero Diet: Delicious and Healthy Recipes for Success, all by Les Éditions du TRÉCARRÉ. Karine has launched a series of exercise DVDs entitled 30 minutes par jour pour Vivre Plus and is featured on the ULTIME FIT online platform. Many TV shows and radio stations regularly request Karine’s point of view on physical exercise issues and points of interest.


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