In this healthy Asian-inspired shrimp salad recipe, two types of greens--romaine lettuce and red cabbage--pair beautifully with the avocado and shrimp. Use extra dressing for another salad or as a sauce for baked fish.

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Recipe Summary

10 mins




Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare dressing: Combine orange juice, vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and oil in a small bowl or jar with a tight-fitting lid. Whisk or shake until the sugar has dissolved. (Makes about 2/3 cup dressing.)

  • To prepare salad: Toss lettuce and cabbage in a large bowl with 3 tablespoons of the dressing. Transfer to a plate and top with shrimp and avocado. (Refrigerate the extra dressing for up to 5 days.)


People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.

Nutrition Facts

283 calories; protein 21.5g 43% DV; carbohydrates 24.9g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 9.3g 37% DV; sugars 13.3g; fat 12.6g 19% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterol 136.9mg 46% DV; vitamin a iu 8578.2IU 172% DV; vitamin c 56.9mg 95% DV; folate 238.7mcg 60% DV; calcium 141mg 14% DV; iron 2.5mg 14% DV; magnesium 81.1mg 29% DV; potassium 1043.5mg 29% DV; sodium 434.3mg 17% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 20% DV; added sugar 7g.