Peanut Shrimp Salad With Basil-Lime Dressing

Peanut Shrimp Salad with Basil-Lime Dressing Recipe


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes


3 green onions, white and light green parts only
20 unpeeled, uncooked, fresh or frozen jumbo CERTIFIED WILD AMERICAN Shrimp
1 cup Japanese breadcrumbs (panko)
1/2 cup Dry-Roasted Salted USA-GROWN PEANUTS
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon MCCORMICK Gourmet Collection Red Curry Powder
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons peanut oil
3 cups mixed baby salad greens
1 cup diced English cucumber
1 cup peeled, diced mango
1/2 cup mung bean sprouts
1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
1/4 cup Dry-Roasted Salted USA-GROWN PEANUTS, chopped


Cut green onions into 2-inch-long thin strips.

If frozen, thaw shrimp according to package directions. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired.

Pulse breadcrumbs and next 3 ingredients in a food processor 5 times or until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Transfer mixture to a shallow dish or pie plate.

Dip shrimp in egg; dredge in breadcrumb mixture.

Cook shrimp in hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes on each side or until golden.

Gently toss together green onions, salad greens, next 4 ingredients, and 2 Tbsp. Basil-Lime Dressing in a large bowl. Arrange salad on 4 individual plates; top each with 5 shrimp. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup peanuts, and drizzle with remaining dressing. Serve immediately.


Karen Tedesco, Webster Groves, Missouri,

July 2010
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