Grilled Shrimp Salad with Mango Dressing

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Mango Dressing
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  • 6Servings


  • 2 mangoes, 1 1/2 cut into matchsticks
  • 1 shallot, peeled and quartered
  • Grated peel of lime, plus 3 teaspoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled
  • 1 1/2 pounds jicama, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 1/2 cups cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, chopped


Preheat a grill pan to medium-high. Using a blender, puree the 1/2 uncut mango, shallot, lime juice and 2 tablespoons oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Thread the shrimp onto skewers. Brush with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill, turning once, until opaque, about 5 minutes.

In a large bowl, toss the jicama, cilantro, mint, lime peel and mango matchsticks with the dressing. To serve, sprinkle with the peanuts and top with the shrimp skewers.