Shrimp Salad

November 11, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Shrimp Salad

This salad recipe with boiled shrimp, cabbage, fresh herbs and gingery lime sauce is absolutely delicious Khmer country food. Very easy to make and great dish to serve with rice or as an appetizer*mahope sar*.


4 cups of water
1 lb (450 gram) of shrimp
3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of grated fresh ginger root
1 yellow sweet onion, sliced
1/2 cabbage head, shredded (approx 6 cups)
1 bell pepper, seeded and sliced thin
A handful of chopped mix herbs; (mint , cilantro , sweet basil leaves )
1 cup of unsalted roasted peanut, crushed

Directions to make Shrimp Salad

  1. Cook water in a small pot, add shrimp to boiling water and cook till shrimp turned pink color. Pour cooked shrimp in to a colander, rinsed with cold water, peeled, deveined and set it a side.
  2. In a small bowl, mix lime juice with sugar, fish sauce, salt and ginger together, mix well, add onion, stirs and set a side.
  3. In a large bowl, mix cabbage with bell pepper and shrimps together, pour prepared lime sauce over, mix well, add mix herbs, mix well.
  4. Top with peanut before serve.

Serve with rice along with sweet fish sauce.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Spicy Fried Oyster Salad

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 479

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏39g 14%
Cholesterol ‏478mg 159%
Total Fat ‏11g 14%
Saturated Fat ‏2g 10%
Dietary Fiber ‏8g 29%
Protein ‏59g 118%
Sodium ‏1591mg 69%
Sugars ‏19g 38%


15 min


15 min




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