Sesame Ginger Shrimp Salad with Snow Peas

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Shrimp and Snow Pea Salad

You can create low calorie, healthy meals your family will enjoy with the use of big impact ingredients like these fresh snow peas and spicy radishes.

Shrimp and Snow Pea Salad

I’m just kidding.

Most likely it won’t be the vegetables in this salad recipe that brings them to the table, but the marinated shrimp might do the trick.

Shrimp

I don’t mind a helping hand from bottled salad dressings when the ingredients meet my standards. Newman’s Lowfat Sesame Ginger fits my requirements for recognizable ingredients on the label, and it tastes fantastic.

Better yet, it makes an outstanding marinade for shrimp.

Shrimp and Snow Pea Salad

And while my store bought dressing can stand on its own, I added ooooph with a dash of lime juice, chili garlic sauce and honey. All that’s left is to sprinkle crunchy chopped peanuts over the top, and our salad is ready to serve.

Shrimp and Snow Pea Salad

Simple ingredients with big impact. I’ll bet even your vegetable haters will clean their plates.

Enjoy your weekend! 

Shrimp and Snow Pea Salad
 
Ingredients
  • ½ small lime juice
  • ½ cup Newman's Lowfat Sesame Ginger
  • ½ teaspoon chili garlic sauce
  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • 2 cups snow peas
  • ½ cup radishes, sliced
  • 12 ounces shrimp, medium, uncooked, peeled and deviened
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons peanuts, chopped
Instructions
  1. Combine lime juice, dressing, chili garlic sauce and honey in a bowl.
  2. Marinade the shrimp for 30 minutes in half the sauce. Reserve the remaining sauce to dress the salad.
  3. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and add shrimp. Cook 3 - 5 minutes until shrimp is just starting to curl and turn pink. Do not overcook or shrimp will be rubbery.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Toss remaining dressing with shrimp, peas, radishes, cilantro and peanuts.
  6. Chill for 20 minutes and serve.
Notes
Calories: 337kcal
Weight Watchers PointsPlus 8
Saturated fatty acids: 1.90g
Monounsaturated fatty acids: 5.33g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 4.57g
Total fat: 11.80g
Calories from fat: 106
Cholesterol: 215mg
Carbohydrate, by difference: 26.79g
Total dietary fiber: 3.32g
Protein: 29.56g
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2

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Comments

  1. says

    I haven’t used any of the Newman’s dressings, although I’ve heard good things about them (and you’ve just confirmed they’re good!), so I should. Nice, simple, flavorful salad. I’m having loads of fun with radishes at the moment, so this looks like a recipe for me! Thanks for this.

    • says

      I pinned your Moroccoan Orange and Radish salad. I’ve been getting lots of oranges and radishes in my csa. I’m just not sure I’ll be able to find the orange blossom water. Might have to improvise.

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