Orange-Sesame Shrimp Salad

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In this healthy Asian-inspired shrimp salad recipe, two types of greens—romaine lettuce and red cabbage—pair beautifully with the avocado and shrimp. Use extra dressing for another salad or as a sauce for baked fish.

Orange-Sesame Shrimp Salad
photographer: Andrew Scrivani
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • 2 cups sliced romaine lettuce

  • 1 1/2 cups finely sliced (or diced) red cabbage

  • 3 ounces peeled cooked shrimp

  • 1/2 ripe avocado, diced

Directions
  1. To prepare dressing: Combine orange juice, vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and oil in a small bowl or jar with a tight-fitting lid. Whisk or shake until the sugar has dissolved. (Makes about 2/3 cup dressing.)

  2. To prepare salad: Toss lettuce and cabbage in a large bowl with 3 tablespoons of the dressing. Transfer to a plate and top with shrimp and avocado. (Refrigerate the extra dressing for up to 5 days.)


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Serving Size
about 4 cups salad
Calories
283
Carbohydrates
25 g
Fat
13 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Protein
22 g
Cholesterol
137 mg
Dietary Fiber
9 g
Potassium
1043 mg
Sodium
434 mg
Yield
1 serving
about 4 cups salad
Vitamin A
172% daily value
Vitamin C
95% dv
Folate
64% dv
Potassium
30% dv
Magnesium
20% dv
Vitamin B12
15% dv

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