Thai Spicy Shrimp Salad recipe – 169 calories
1 lb shrimp, cleaned and steamed
1 head green leaf lettuce, cut
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 inch ginger root, cut into thin julienne pieces
2 fresh red chilies, thinly sliced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 stalk lemongrass, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
4 tablespoons chopped green onions
1 teaspoon black pepper
15 fresh mint leaves
1. Put the lettuce in salad bowls; arrange the shrimp on top.
2. Place the chilies, onion and ginger over the shrimp.
3. In a small bowl, mix the garlic, lemongrass, fish sauce, sugar, black pepper and lime juice.
4. Pour the dressing over the salads and garnish with mint leaves, green onion and cilantro.