Asian-Style Shrimp, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad


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Weeknight Gluten Free

Weeknight Gluten Free

By Kristine Kidd

Published 2013

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On summer evenings when I can’t stand the idea of turning on any heat source in the kitchen, I like to put together this refreshing salad. I serve crunchy, gluten-free rice crackers alongside.


  • Fresh lime juice, 3 tablespoons
  • Vegetable oil, 3 tablespoons
  • Asian fish sauce


  1. In a small bowl, mix the lime juice, oil, fish sauce, chiles, shallot, and sugar. Season the dressing to taste with salt and black pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the shrimp, cucumbers, and tomatoes. Add the dressing, mint, and basil and toss to combine. Divide the salad among 4 plates. Sprinkle with peanuts. Serve right away with lime wedges to squeeze over t