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Mango and Shrimp Salad
Mango and Shrimp salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

This salad has it all to be the perfect summer salad: a bunch of fresh ingredients (tomatoes, lettuce and delicious avocado), a sweet and tropical mango and lots of shrimp marinated in honey and lime. It's sweet and savory, light, tasteful and incredibly easy to make.

Course: Salad
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 400 gr big shrimps
  • 50 gr of lettuce
  • 2 to matoes into cubes
  • 1 avocado into cubes
  • ½ onion preferably purple, thinly sliced
  • 1 firm-ripe mango into cubes
  • salt
  • white pepper
  • garlic powder
Dressing:
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp of honey
  • 1 lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • salt
  • black pepper
Instructions
  1. Into a big bowl put the tomatoes, the avocado, the onion, the mango and the lettuce.
  2. Prepare the dressing mixing all the ingredients. Save the half of the mix as a dressing and the other half will be used to marinate the shrimps.
  3. Season the shrimps ---previously cleaned and deveined--- with salt, white pepper and garlic powder. Marinate the seasoned shrimps in the honey and lime dressing for 10 minutes.
  4. In a hot pan add some olive oil and put the shrimps to cook until they look slightly golden. Let them chill and incorporate them to the big bowl with the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Add the remaining dressing and stir. Serve and enjoy every bite of this salad.
Recipe Notes

The pan must be really hot to get that golden finish without overcooking the shrimps. Let them in the pan up to 10 minutes.