Thai Cucumber-Shrimp Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Thai Cucumber-Shrimp Salad recipe? Learn how to make Thai Cucumber-Shrimp Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



Peel the shrimp, rinse, and soak in cold, salted water in fridge for an hour. Add to boiling water lemon juice and a bay leaf, then cook shrimp for a minute. Drain and cool. Then follow recipe. From the NYT, 2/9/2000.

Recipe Ingredients for Thai Cucumber-Shrimp Salad

3 (medium) cucumbers
2 chili pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
1/3 cup shallots, thinly sliced
6 scallions, sliced thin
1 1/4 lbs (Maine) shrimp, cooked
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup cilantro, sliced

Recipe Directions for Thai Cucumber-Shrimp Salad

  1. Peel cucumbers, and cut each in half lengthwise. Scoop out seeds with a spoon. Slice cucumbers paper-thin, and place in a bowl. Fold in chili pepper, shallots and scallions. Fold in shrimp.

  2. Dissolve salt and sugar in vinegar, add lime juice and pour over cucumbers and shrimp. Stir gently. Fold in cilantro. Serve at once, or cover and refrigerate no more than 1 hour before serving.

Categories

Seafood, Brunch, Salads, Thai

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 445.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
232
Calories from Fat
17
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.9g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
276mg
92%
Sodium
619mg
26%
Potassium
715mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
17.7g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
9.3g
Protein
31.9g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 11% Iron 31%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in iron
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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