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Shrimp and Papaya Salad

Shrimp and Papaya Salad
Los Angeles Times

Leftover seafood can be a toughie. What to do with those grilled shrimp? Try something you might not have thought of: Combine them with fruit. It's not an obvious marriage, but it's one that works well. Papaya and shrimp go ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 2
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 serrano pepper, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 1/2 pound grilled shrimp
  • 1/2 papaya, chopped
  • 2 cups Romaine lettuce, shredded

Step 1Combine garlic, lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, serrano pepper and mint in medium bowl. Stir well until sugar dissolves, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add shrimp and papaya and toss to coat.

Step 2Divide lettuce between two plates and top with shrimp and papaya.

Note: To tone down this dish's heat, remove the seeds from the serrano pepper.

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