Tangy Shrimp and Jicama Salad

 Juicy and succulent grilled shrimp on a bed of tangy jicama, cool cucumber, and bell peppers

Juicy and succulent grilled shrimp on a bed of tangy jicama, cool cucumber, and bell peppers

Fresh and tangy grilled shrimp salad is perfect for summer or anytime! Jicama is root vegetable which is low in calories and high in fiber & vitamin C. It's refreshing, crisp, and can be eaten raw, like in this salad!

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Serves 6

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Ingredients

  • Jumbo shrimp (12 oz)
  • 1 jicama
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 red onion

For the dressing

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • Few pinches red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup cilantro

Instructions

  1. Toss raw shrimp with 1 tbsp. olive oil, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper then grill until cooked.
  2. Cut jicama, cucumber and bell pepper into thin matchstick like pieces.
  3. Chop onion and cilantro and put everything in a bowl.
  4. Add dressing and gently toss all ingredients together.
  5. Serve grilled shrimp over salad either room temperature or chilled.
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