Cilantro Shrimp Salad


Cilantro Shrimp Salad

EDR Cilantro Shrimp Salad
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Did you know that, according to folklore, cilantro was hailed by Greek and Roman doctors for its medicinal powers? It's actually been around so long, that it's believed to be one of the earliest plantings in North America. So bring a little bit of history to your dinner table with our Cilantro Shrimp Salad!

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 pound cooked large salad shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper*
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. In a large bowl, combine the shrimp, black beans, cucumber, corn, bell pepper, and cilantro; mix well, and set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; mix well, and pour over the shrimp mixture, tossing until well coated. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.


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*To make this a gluten-free recipe, use seasonings with no added starch from a gluten-containing source.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 222
  • Calories from Fat 129
  • Total Fat 14g 22 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.2g 6 %
  • Trans Fat 0.1g 0 %
  • Protein 10g 20 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 60mg 20 %
  • Sodium 457mg 19 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 14g 5 %
  • Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12 %
  • Sugars 2.4g 0 %

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I think I would use a balsamic for the vinegar.


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