Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing



Serving size

about 2 1/2 cups
30 Minutes
60 minutes

This recipe can be multiplied and keeps well, refrigerated, for 3-4 days.

Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing


1/2 cup Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw
1/2 cup Nonfat Greek Yogurt
1 tsp.. Honey
1 pepper Jalapeno pepper (remove stem and seeds)
1 medium Green onions (sliced crosswise)
1/4 tsp. Salt
1 to taste Black pepper
1/2 lime yields Lime juice, raw
1 Tbsp. Olive oil
1 medium White onions (sliced)
1/2 small Red bell peppers (diced)
2 large ear Corn, sweet, white, raw (cut kernels from cob)
16 Ounces Shrimp, raw (peeled, deveined, and sliced in half lengthwise)


Place the cilantro, yogurt, honey, jalapeno, green onion, salt, pepper, and lime juice in a blender or a tall container.

Using the blender or an immersion blender, process until smooth.

Chill well.

Place the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

Add the corn. Cook for about 10 minutes. Toss frequently.

Add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes. Toss frequently.

Add the red bell pepper and shrimp and cook for about 5 minutes until the shrimp turn pink.

Place the shrimp and corn mixture in a large mixing bowl and chill well.

When ready to serve, add the dressing to the bowl with the shrimp and fold together.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

This dressing is sweet, spicy, tangy, and a bit salty all at the same time. A great balance of flavors with a Southwestern vibe.

The Greek yogurt is not a must with this, but using it rather than plain yogurt will give you a much richer, creamier dressing.

"What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love"

Robert Herrick, Poet