Asian Shrimp Salad with Vegetables and Herbs
Asian Shrimp Salad with Vegetables and Herbs
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    If you prefer, this dish can also be made with two pounds of chicken or pork. Prepare and serve it the same way you would the shrimp. Feel free to add or omit any fresh vegetables or herbs based on availability.

    Ingredients

    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
    • 2 pounds medium shrimp (about 5 dozen), peeled and deveined
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
    • 1/4 cup Asian fish sauce, plus more for dipping sauce
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons packed light-brown sugar
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice, plus more for dipping sauce, plus 2 limes cut into wedges for garnish (about 6 limes total)
    • 2 fresh green chiles, such as jalapeno, serrano, or Thai chiles, thinly sliced crosswise, plus 1 or 2 small fresh green or red chiles, for dipping sauce
    • 1/2 cup roasted unsalted peanuts, chopped
    • 2 shallots, peeled and thinly sliced crosswise, rings separated (about 1/2 cup)
    • 1 piece (2 inches) peeled fresh ginger, finely grated
    • 1 head Bibb or Boston lettuce, outer leaves discarded, remaining leaves separated
    • 8 ounces bean sprouts
    • 1 bunch scallions, halved lengthwise
    • 1 English cucumber, peeled and cut into 4-inch matchsticks
    • 8 ounces string beans, trimmed (blanched, if desired)
    • 1/2 small seedless watermelon, dark-green skin removed (leaving 1/2 inch of rind), flesh cut into thin 1 1/2-inch triangles (about 4 cups)
    • 1 bunch fresh mint (about 2 ounces)
    • 1 bunch fresh Thai or regular basil (about 3 ounces)
    • 1 bunch fresh cilantro (about 5 ounces)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 123 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.42%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 6.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1176 mg 49%
    • Calcium: 37 mg 3.74%
    • Potassium: 225 mg 6.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.94%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 8.74%
    • Vitamin C 24.51%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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