Gluten-Free

Salt & Pepper Shrimp over Jalapeño Slaw 
with Coconut Lime Vinaigrette

Savory, spicy, sweet...all in one dish! Packed with 28 grams of protein and bursting with color and flavor, this fresh salad is sure to satisfy.

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Servings
4
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Duration
30 min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk (TRY: Native Forest Organic Classic Coconut Milk)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted roasted peanuts
  • Zest and juice of 2 limes, divided
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed whole cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 tsp each sea salt and ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 large jalapeño chile pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 small head napa cabbage (about 1 lb), halved lengthwise and sliced into ¼-inch ribbons
  • 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1 large carrot, peeled into ribbons, outer peel discarded
  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Preparation

  1. Prepare vinaigrette: In a blender, combine coconut milk, peanuts, zest and juice of 1 lime, cilantro, ¼ tsp each salt and black pepper. Blend until peanuts and cilantro are finely chopped, about 30 seconds. Set aside.
  2. Prepare slaw: In a large bowl, toss jalapeño, cabbage, bell pepper and carrot. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, add shrimp and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 tsp each salt and black pepper. Add oil and mix to coat. In a large sauté pan on medium-high, cook shrimp, tossing often, until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add 2 tbsp water and cook, scraping up any browned bits from bottom of pan. Once water evaporates almost completely, remove from heat. Add zest and juice of remaining lime to shrimp and toss to coat.
  4. Pour vinaigrette over top of slaw and mix well. Divide among plates and top each with shrimp.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories 250
  • Carbohydrate Content 12 g
  • Cholesterol Content 170 mg
  • Fat Content 10 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 28 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 440 mg
  • Sugar Content 5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g