Thai Shrimp and Carrot Salad

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Thai Shrimp and Carrot Salad
Whole Foods Market

A light and refreshing salad served over a bed of rice noodles, this dish can easily transform into a vegetarian side by leaving out the shrimp. It's best eaten the day you make it.

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6
Servings
273
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 8 Ounces uncooked brown rice noodles
  • 1/4 Cup lime juice
  • 1/4 Cup rice vinegar
  • 1/8 Teaspoon crushed red chile pepper
  • 1/2 Pound cooked, peeled and deveined medium shrimp, tails removed
  • 3 Cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 Cup dry-roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1/2 Cup sliced shallots
  • 1/3 Cup chopped mint

Directions

Cook noodles according to package directions. Rinse until cool, then drain and place in a large bowl. In a separate large bowl, combine the lime juice, vinegar, and crushed red pepper to make a dressing. Toss noodles with 2 tablespoons of dressing. Toss remaining dressing with shrimp, carrots, peanuts, shallots, and mint. Serve shrimp mixture over rice noodles.

Thai Shopping Tip

To find the ingredients you need to cook Southeast Asian cuisine, try to find specialty grocery stores in the Asian neighborhoods in your town.

Thai Cooking Tip

Southeast Asian Cuisine is about the balance of flavors between sweet and sour; hot and mild. When working with Asian chiles, the smaller ones are usually spicier. Handle with caution and care.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4.7%
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Protein
12g
23%
Carbs
42g
14%
Vitamin A
533µg
59%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
7%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
12.3%
Vitamin C
8mg
14%
Vitamin E
2mg
10%
Vitamin K
8µg
10%
Calcium
69mg
7%
Fiber
4g
16%
Folate (food)
56µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
56µg
14%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
45mg
11%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
14%
Phosphorus
228mg
33%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
400mg
11%
Sodium
329mg
14%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
9.9%
Zinc
1mg
8%

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