Serious Salads: Vietnamese Shrimp and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Serious Salads: Vietnamese Shrimp and Quinoa Salad Recipe
15 Ingredients
  • For the dressing:
  • 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, plus more if desired
  • For the salad:
  • 1/2 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed (or pre-washed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and cut into thin bite-sized strips
  • 1 carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely diced
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Nutrition
673
34% daily value
2 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber, dairy-​free, gluten-​free
     

Fat

33% 22

Saturated

11% 2

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 12

Polyunsaturated

- 6

Carbs

27% 81

Carbs (net)

- 72

Fiber

37% 9

Sugars

- 16

Sugars, added

- 9

Protein

81% 40

Cholesterol

80% 239

Sodium

76% 1814

Calcium

19% 195

Magnesium

61% 255

Potassium

25% 1162

Iron

29% 5

Zinc

46% 5

Phosphorus

114% 797

Vitamin A

53% 476

Vitamin C

109% 98

Thiamin (B1)

37% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

33% 0

Niacin (B3)

36% 6

Vitamin B6

78% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

61% 243

Folate (food)

- 243

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

80% 2

Vitamin D

1% 0

Vitamin E

61% 9

Vitamin K

50% 60
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