Oriental Shrimp Salad (Padma Lakshmi)

Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

A delicious low carb salad with marinated shrimp, fresh salad veggies and a tangy asian inspired dressing

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make the paste: In a blender combine the first 9 ingredients and blend until pureed.
  2. In a bowl toss the shrimp with the paste and let marinate while prepping the vegetables.
  3. Make the salad: In a large bowl combine the 6 salad vegetables.
  4. Make the dressing: In a bowl whisk together the 6 salad dressing vegetables.
  5. Spray a large skillet set over moderately high heat with some vegetable oil and heat until hot.
  6. Add the shrimp and cook, turning, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until just cooked.
  7. Add the shrimp to the salad bowl, drizzle with dressing to taste, and toss.
  8. Divide among serving dishes and sprinkle with the sesame seeds.

Reviews

(4)
Most Helpful

I really enjoyed this salad, although I had to make a few changes because I had trouble finding some ingredients. I used basil instead of mint, and just served the dressing and shrimp on a bed of greens instead of the shredded lettuce/cabbage. These substitutions worked well for me, and all the awesome flavors from the dressing and shrimp brought everything together. I liked how every bite seemed to have a different flavor- very nice. [Made & Reviewed for PAC Spring 2013]

rpgaymer March 24, 2013

This recipe looks a lot like one on the food network site . . . http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/padma-lakshmi/asian-shrimp-salad-recipe/index.html

erinlynn03 January 30, 2010

this is a great receipee my husband @ i enjoyed it very much thanks

kathy May 08, 2008

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