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Hot Shrimp Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Wok this way to try an Asian stir-fry shrimp combo with thinly sliced romaine wilted at the end of cooking. I could eat this all day, every day. —Angela Leinenbach, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Hot Shrimp Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 medium onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 small green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 romaine leaves, thinly sliced


  1. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry the onion, celery and peppers in peanut oil for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp, bean sprouts, garlic and ginger; stir fry 2-3 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, lemon juice, sugar, sesame oil and salt; add to the pan. Bring to a boil. Stir in romaine. Remove from the heat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 217 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 752mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.

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