Spicy Thai Shrimp Salad


Jumbo shrimp are brined, roasted, then tossed with colorful bell peppers and cilantro in a zesty lemony soy-sesame dressing.

6 servings


Shrimp Brine:

  • 2 quarts water

  • ½ cup kosher salt

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ¼ cup Kikkoman Soy Sauce

  • 2 pounds jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon Kikkoman Soy Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced

  • 1 cup sliced peppers (red, yellow or orange)

  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped


  1. To brine shrimp, combine water, salt, sugar, and Kikkoman Soy Sauce in a large bowl, stirring to dissolve salt and sugar. Submerge 2 pounds of peeled and deveined shrimp in the brine. Brine for 1 hour.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  3. Rinse shrimp. Place on a rimmed baking sheet in a single layer. Roast shrimp until done, 6 to 8 minutes.

  4. Whisk lemon juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, cayenne pepper, and garlic in a large bowl. Add peppers, cilantro, and shrimp; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
4g Fat
19g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 8633mg 375%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 25mg 127%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 271mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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