and colorful dish makes a great light lunch! The shrimp mixture can be prepared
and chilled a few hours in advance; simply stir in the avocado and basil right
lemon or lime
& Byerlys Sea Salt
pound Lunds & Byerlys Raw Shelled and Deveined Shrimp*
tablespoons Spectrum Canola Mayonnaise
cup coarsely shredded carrots
tablespoons fresh lime juice
teaspoons Thai Kitchen Fish Sauce
teaspoon Lunds & Byerlys Hot Red Pepper Flakes
teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
teaspoon fresh grated or minced ginger
teaspoon minced garlic
½ cups diced avocado
tablespoons Thai basil (can substitute regular basil), julienned and divided
- Fill a medium saucepan with 1 quart water. Squeeze the juice
from the lemon or lime into the pan; add the squeezed lemon or lime half and
the sea salt to the pan.
- Bring to a boil and add shrimp. Bring back up to a boil and then
remove from heat, allowing shrimp to sit and gently cook for 3 minutes, until
opaque in the center.
- Drain shrimp in a colander and run under cold water to cool
quickly. Put into a bowl of ice water for a few minutes. Drain and dry with a
- Chop shrimp into smaller bite-sized pieces.
- In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, carrots, lime juice, fish
sauce, hot pepper flakes, pepper, ginger and garlic. Mix in shrimp.
- Just before serving, add avocado and 2 ½ tablespoons basil
(saving ½ tablespoon for garnish) to shrimp mixture and fold together.
- On a flat surface, lay 6 lettuce leaves facing upwards like a
bowl. Fill each lettuce bowl with approximately ¾ cup of the shrimp mixture and
garnish with the remaining basil.
*If using cooked shrimp, skip steps 1-3.
Calories: 170 Total Fat: 11g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 95mg Sodium:
360mg Carbohydrate: 6g Fiber: 3g
Nutrition content of this recipe is calculated by a registered dietitian
nutritionist. Due to variations in ingredients and measurements, values are
approximations. Nutrients provided for this recipe represent values based on
the best available information. This
information is not intended to treat or diagnose. Please consult your physician
for diet recommendations specific to your personal needs.