Shrimp Mango Salad Recipe

Published on
February 25th 2023
Last updated on March 20th 2024
Sarah Leadon

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Sometimes you need a light but refreshing lunch or dinner. While there is nothing wrong with a hearty meal, sometimes, you can feel weighed down after eating all those rich meals. That's why you should make Shrimp Mango Salad. The lettuce provides a refreshing crisp bite, while the mango adds a touch of sweetness. In addition, the shrimp offers a healthy portion of protein to keep you fuller longer. Besides being tasty and delicious, shrimp mango salad can be made in 21 minutes, so it's the perfect quick and easy meal.
 

What goes well with mango?

Mango goes well with other fruits like bananas and coconuts. However, it also pairs well with fish, lime, lemon, ginger, duck, legumes, and red onions. 
 

Can I cut mango the night before?

Yes, you can cut mango the night before. Just be sure to store the mango in an airtight container in the fridge, and it will last for 3 days. 
 

Will cut mangoes ripen in fridge?

No cut mangoes will not ripen in the fridge. The cold air will prevent the mangoes from ripening. 
 

Is mango good for liver?

Yes, mango is good for the liver. It boosts liver health and can help treat liver issues. Furthermore, mango facilitates the secretion of bile acid. It also increases fat absorption by removing toxins from the body. 
 

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Author: Sarah Leadon
Rate
Average: 5 (2 votes)
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
6 mins
Total Time
21 mins
Serves
2 persons

Ingredients

Dressing:
Shrimp:
Salad:
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Instructions

Dressing:

Whisk all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl until combined, or place them into a jar and shake it until combined. 

Mixing the dressing
Shrimp:

Place the olive oil into a skillet and set it over medium-high heat. 
 

Prepare the skillet

Place the shrimp into a bowl, add the chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and sea salt, and toss to combine. 
 

Prepare the garlic with the seasonings

Place the shrimp into the skillet and cook them for 2–3 minutes per side until they turn pink and the tail curls. 
 

Cooking the shrimp

Remove the shrimp from the pan and place them onto a plate

Set aside the cook shrimp
Salad:

Place the lettuce into a serving bowl. Add half of the dressing and toss to coat the lettuce in the dressing. 
 

Prepare the lettuce with the dressing

Place the shrimp, mango, avocado, and pistachios on top of the lettuce and add the remaining dressing before serving.

Adding shrimp, mango, avocado and pistachios to the lettuce mix
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Sarah Leadon

Delve into the fusion of food and mood with Sarah. Discover the emotional journey within each recipe. Beyond the kitchen, she's an avid reader and music lover, lost in the rhythms of life.

More posts by Sarah Leadon