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Pineapple, shrimp & cucumber salad

Rowena Dumlao-Giardina resides in Italy, cooking and photographing her family's interesting meals on Apron and Sneakers. After moving to Italy 13 years ago from the Philippines, she has traveled extensively around the country and the res...

Refreshing salad bowl

Before summer completely ends, let's have this refreshing salad and remember the tropics.

 Pineapple, shrimp & cucumber salad

Before we completely shut our doors to the warm days, let's celebrate with a last refreshing salad that is reminiscent of summer. A combination of pineapples, cucumbers and grilled shrimp is not only delicious but super healthy, too!

Pineapple, shrimp and cucumber salad recipe

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound shrimp, shelled & deveined
  • 2 cups pineapple, diced
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/4-1/2 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • Lime
  • Ground pepper
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Sesame seeds, toasted

Directions:

  1. Grill the shrimp on a griddle over medium flame. When they are cooked through, let them cool.
  2. Mix the shrimp, onion, cucumber and pineapple in a bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, make the dressing. Mix the fish sauce, lime, sesame oil & pepper.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad.
  5. Garnish with mint and sesame seeds.

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