Shrimp Salad with Vietnamese Dressing

Servings 4 servings


  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large Fresno chili pepper OR jalapeno pepper, de-seeded, de-ribbed and finely chopped
  • 1 piece ginger peeled and grated, 1/2-inch
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 bunch cilantro roughly chopped
  • 4 tablespoons fish sauce substitute with coconut aminos if you desire
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled, deveined and cooked


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Cook shrimp.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together first 6 ingredients (garlic through honey); set aside.
  • In a large bowl, toss together salad greens, shrimp and cilantro; drizzle with dressing and toss again.


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve sliced English cucumber on the side. SERVING SUGGESTION: Add sesame bread sticks. KOSHER: Instead of shrimp, use boneless skinless chicken breast meat cut to the approximate size of shrimp. GLUTEN FREE: Make sure fish sauce (or coco-aminos) is gluten free. NUTRITION: Per Serving: 227 Calories; 4g Fat; 26g Protein; 22g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 175mg Cholesterol; 193mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 6
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