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Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad



  • 4 cups purple cabbage, chopped or shredded
  • 2 cups Romaine lettuce, chopped or shredded
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, crushed


  • 1/4 cup tamari
  • 1 tablespoon Sambal Oelek
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon garlic-flavored olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Imperial Sugar Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces fresh shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. For the Salad: Combine the cabbage, Romaine, bell pepper, green onions and cilantro in a large bowl and toss to distribute then ingredients.
  2. For the Dressing: In a small jar, combine the dressing ingredients and shake to combine.
  3. For the Shrimp: Heat a small skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil. Add the shrimp and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring often, just until the shrimp are pink and slightly opaque. Sprinkle with the salt and remove from heat.
  4. Add the shrimp to the salad mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Serve with the prepared dressing and garnish with the crushed peanuts.
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Recipe developed for Imperial Sugar by Cassie Laemmli @Bake Your Day.