Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Citrus Shrimp Salad

There have been so many outstanding food experiments lately here at the castle, it's hard to decide which to share first.  From main dishes to fudgy desserts, veggie offerings to salads -- sometimes the kitchen is just on a hot streak.  And all we can do is eat up with a smile on our faces and napkins in our laps, ready to dab our faces prettily when we're done.
This salad, loaded with shrimp, grapefruit segments, cucumber, and edamame (which you can find in the frozen food section), and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds, works beautifully as a side dish or a light main dish.  A three-cup serving is about 400 calories. 
The recipe comes from an outstanding publication my mother-in-law sends us called Nutrition Action Healthletter.  Though not a recipe magazine, each issue is packed with readable and informative articles on the latest health and nutrition research. 
And sometimes?  There are even some amazing recipes in there.
Go here, all ye shrimp lovers, to the March 2010 issue to find this outstanding Citrus Shrimp Salad recipe.  Scroll down to the third recipe and announce to your tastebuds it's time to enjoy.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Pam Ryder said...

I was lucky enough to eat this WITH the Queen of the Castle! Yummy!

April 6, 2011 at 11:05 PM  
Blogger ~~louise~~ said...

It sure sounds like you're having fun playing with your food, Lynn. Good for YOU!!!

As for that shrimp salad, oh my. I'll be checking it out for sure...

Thanks for sharing...Have fun!!!

April 7, 2011 at 6:19 AM  
Blogger Joanne said...

Mmm sounds like a salad that's bursting with flavor! The best kind.

April 7, 2011 at 10:04 AM  
Blogger teresa said...

mmm, that's a powerhouse salad! i love it!

April 8, 2011 at 8:49 AM  
Anonymous Rock Kitaro said...

Very nice!!! Thanks for this!!!

April 12, 2011 at 3:02 PM  
Blogger What's Cookin' with Mary? said...

This sounds SO GOOD. As you know, I love edamame in salads... I also adore shrimp. Put those things together with some citrus..? YUM.

September 7, 2011 at 2:14 PM  
Blogger Lynn said...

This salad was amazing, Mary. Now I have a hankering for it -- must make again soon!

September 7, 2011 at 2:58 PM  

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