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Spicy Thai Shrimp Salad

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"Jumbo shrimp are brined, roasted, then tossed with colorful bell peppers and cilantro in a zesty lemony soy-sesame dressing."
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servings 219
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  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; 3.6 18.6 26.7 230 8633 Full nutrition

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I made half the recipe and added 1 tsp of grated fresh ginger and a little more cayenne to taste - the sauce needed a little something extra! I would definitely make this again.

My husband loved this. I threw in part of a jalapeno which added even more heat. Maybe cashews next time? There will definitely be a next time!

This was fantastic!! I was worried about this being too salty, as I have done brining before, and even after rinsing it was still very salty. This was PERFECT :) Loved, loved, loved!

No changes was made and it was very good.

Great flavor but a little too spicy for my taste. Next time I am going to double the amount of dressing but only use 1/8 tsp cayenne and serve it over romaine lettuce.

filling, rich, and yummy! Used larger shrimp. Really wonderful!

Excellent! I roasted the garlic & peppers with the shrimp to suit our preferences. Will make again!

I made the recipe exactly as printed, but I think some directions are missing for this recipe. Salad? Other than the tiny bit of cilantro and the peppers I am not seeing the salad title. I co...

Will probably make it again, may tone done the spice ..