Thai Spicy Shrimp Salad

Posted by on Sep 12, 2009 in Appetisers, Asian, Salads, Thai | Comments Off


500g  shrimp, cleaned and steamed

1 head green leaf lettuce, cut

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1.5cm  ginger root, cut into thin julienne pieces

2 fresh red chilies, thinly sliced

1 small red onion, thinly sliced

1 stalk lemongrass, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons fish sauce

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

4 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander

4 tablespoons chopped green onions

1 teaspoon black pepper

15 fresh mint leaves


1. Put the lettuce in salad bowls; arrange the shrimp on top.

2. Place the chilies, onion and ginger over the shrimp.

3. In a small bowl, mix the garlic, lemongrass, fish sauce, sugar, black pepper and lime juice.

4. Pour the dressing over the salads and garnish with mint leaves, green onion and cilantro.

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