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Summer Recipes for Light Meals

By Edited Aug 2, 2016 3 5

Add this to your summer recipe collection, it can complement a main course or make a satisfying meal all by itself.

Cashew-Shrimp Salad

Cashew-Shrimp Salad

Ingredients;
3/4-cups V-8 vegetable juice
1-tablespoon soy sauce
1-teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2-teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2-teaspoon grated fresh garlic
3/4-pound medium shrimp, cooked, shelled and deveined
1-1/2 cucumber slices cut in half
1-large carrot, cut into match stick strips, about 1-1/4-cups
3-green onions, sliced, about 1/2 cups
1/4-cup coarsely chopped dry roasted unsalted cashews
lettuce leaves
French bread

Step 1...
In a medium bowl, combine V8 juice, soy sauce, oil, lemon peel and ginger.

Step 2...
Add shrimp, cucumbers, carrots and onions; toss to coat well. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.

Step...
Before serving add cashews; toss again to coat well.

Step 4...
To serve: line plates with lettuce leaves, arrange shrimp mixture on top.
Serve with French bread.
Makes 4 cups or 4 servings

Note;
268 calories per serving, 19 grams protein, 7 grams fat, 32 grams carbohydrate, 739 mg sodium, 107 mg cholesterol.


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Comments

Aug 8, 2010 10:46pm
Deborah-Diane
I love this recipe for cashew-shrimp salad. I find that salads are a delightful summer meal!
Aug 9, 2010 11:58am
Lynsuz
Thanks Deborah
Aug 9, 2010 4:56pm
divaonline
With the variety of ingredients, this makes a very well balanced meal!
Jun 18, 2011 9:47pm
SharonWatterson
vegetarian summer recipes with shrimp and veggies, fresh from the farmer's market, so glad it's summer again, fresh produce!
Jun 20, 2011 10:06am
Lynsuz
Thanks Sharon, salads are my favorite meal.
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