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mango shrimp salad in a bowl

Mango Shrimp Salad

  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Chopped
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Mango shrimp salad is a light and refreshing salad that requires no cooking. It’s made with fresh ingredients and is so delicious!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 lb. frozen cooked shrimp, salad size or larger cut up, thawed
  • 1 ripe mango, diced
  • 1/2 English cucumber, chopped
  • 1 large ripe avocado, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro

Dressing

  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice, about 1 lime
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Pour over the salad and gently toss to combine. Taste for salt and pepper. 
  3. Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes up to 1 hour. Taste for salt and acidity beforer serving with tortilla chips, crostini, or over lettuce cups. 

Notes

  • Leftovers: Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
  • Recipe originally published in June 2014 called for raw shrimp. We have since re-tested the recipe and updated it to include cooked frozen shrimp.  

Keywords: fresh shrimp salad, summer, no cook