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Shrimp and Kiwi Fruit Salad

Yield Makes 4 servings
A friend who grows kiwi fruit keeps Mickey Strang's kitchen well supplied. As a result, the fruit turns up in a number of dishes. This salad is a favorite of Strang's husband.


  • About 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 8 ounces shelled cooked tiny shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 4 kiwi fruit (12 to 14 oz. total)
  • 2/3 cup matchstick-size pieces peeled jicama
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions (including tops)
  • 4 large butter lettuce leaves, rinsed and crisped
  • Lemon wedges
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 118
  • caloriesfromfat 7.6 %
  • protein 13 g
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • carbohydrate 15 g
  • fiber 4.1 g
  • sodium 157 mg
  • cholesterol 111 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a large bowl, mix 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce, lemon juice, and shrimp.

  2. Peel kiwi and slice crosswise 1/4 inch thick. Add kiwi, jicama, celery, and green onions to bowl; mix gently.

  3. Place a lettuce leaf on each plate. Spoon shrimp mixture equally onto leaves. Place lemon wedges alongside. Add juice from lemon wedges, more hot sauce, and salt to taste.