Shrimp and Pineapple Salad Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Fresh pineapple1 Medium
 Cucumber1 Medium
 Celery stalk1 , diagonally sliced
 Seedless green grapes1⁄4 Pound
 Shrimp1 Cup (16 tbs), boiled
 Mayonnaise/Cooked salad dressing1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Parsley/Watercress1 Tablespoon
 Curry powder1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 400 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.8%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 68.4 mg

Sodium 431.5 mg18%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.4%

Sugars 33.7 g

Protein 9 g17.1%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 218.9%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 11.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash pineapple well. Use a sharp knife to make quarters ( lengthwise) from the pineapple, while keeping the front intact.
2. Cut the pineapple meat from all quarters but do not cut shell. Remove the cores. Make thick slices of pineapple meat.
3. Drain the shells well and refrigerate.

MAKING
4. Pare the cucumber and make winch-thick pieces. Cut each such piece in half.
5. Add celery and cucumber. Toss to mix well.
6. Peel the grapes and cut them into halves.
7. Add with shrimps and pineapple mixture. Toss so that the mixture combines well. Refrigerate for several hours keeping the bowl covered.
8. In a small bowl add salt, curry powder, mayonnaise, sugar and lemon juice. Combine well. Refrigerate, keeping the bowl covered, untill ready to be used.

FINALIZING
9. Add dressing and toss well.
10. Spoon in the pineapple shells to make high mounds.

SERVING
11. Serve shrimp and pineapple salad garnished with watercress and parsley.
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