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Spicy Thai Shrimp Salad

From: EatingWell

Shrimp, bell pepper, cucumber and herbs are tossed with a spicy Thai dressing in this colorful salad. Served in Bibb lettuce cups, it's perfect for lunch, a light supper or as an appetizer.

Servings: 4 servings
Prep: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins
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Ingredients
2 tablespoons  lime juice
4 teaspoons  fish sauce, (see Note)
1 tablespoon  canola oil
2 teaspoons  light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon  crushed red pepper
1 pound  cooked and peeled small shrimp
1 cup  thinly sliced red, yellow and/or orange bell pepper
1 cup  seeded and thinly sliced cucumber
1/4 cup  mixed chopped fresh herbs, such as basil, cilantro and/or mint
Directions
1. Whisk lime juice, fish sauce, oil, brown sugar and crushed red pepper in a large bowl. Add shrimp, bell pepper, cucumber and fresh herbs; toss to coat.
Tip:
Note: Fish sauce is a pungent Southeast Asian condiment made from salted, fermented fish. Find it in the Asian section of large supermarkets and in Asian specialty markets. We use Thai Kitchen fish sauce, lower in sodium than other brands (1,190 mg per tablespoon), in our nutritional analyses.
Nutrition Facts
Calories 170, Total Fat 5 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 221 mg, Sodium 652 mg, Carbohydrate 6 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 25 g, Potassium 315 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin A 25%, Vitamin C 60%, Iron 21%. Exchanges: Lean Meat 3,Vegetable 1,Fat 1.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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