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Papaya Shrimp Salad Recipe

Papaya Shrimp Salad Recipe

“Simple ingredients blend together beautifully to create the refreshing salad with a difference,” says Donna Noel of Gray, Maine.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 4 teaspoons lemon yogurt
  • 4 teaspoons chutney
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium papaya
  • Minced fresh cilantro, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; stir in shrimp. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2. Just before serving, cut papaya in half lengthwise; scoop out and discard seeds. Spoon shrimp mixture into each papaya half. Sprinkle with cilantro if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 papaya half with 3/4 cup salad (prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 348 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 267 mg cholesterol, 445 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.