Chilled Shrimp Salad

By Darryl Payne, Jr. – March 1, 2016
photo by Weston Carls

This chilled salad recipe is excellent for picnics out in Zilker with some corn tortilla chips or a healthier option for in-between meal snacking. Remove the avocado and Fido can dig into the good eats right along with you.

What You Need

10 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 lime, juiced
1/2 tsp Sambal Oelek or Sriracha 
1 tsp reduced sodium soy sauce 
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp agave nectar 
1/2 cucumber, seeded and diced
1/2 avocado, diced
1 ea Roma tomato, seeded and diced
1 tbsp fresh cilantro, roughly chopped 

How to Make It 

1. Thoroughly cook shrimp in the lime juice on medium heat. Set aside and cool.
2. Mix the sambal, soy sauce, sesame oil and agave together for the sauce. Toss with shrimp.
3. Fold the vegetables in with the shrimp, then spoon onto a plate and enjoy.


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