Vietnamese Shrimp and Green Melon Salad

How about a quick Lunch Recipe; Vietnamese Shrimp and Green melon Salad. Serves:6 Time: 25mins

The melon cools the spice in this fresh, lively summer salad.


1 lb. medium shrimp (25-30), peeled and deveined

1 1/2 cups each loosely packed basil, mint and cilantro

1/4 Cup slivered red onion

1/2 Serrano chile, thinly sliced

3 cups honey dew melon wedges

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoons Vietnamese fish sauce

1/2 Cup roasted, salted cashews

1. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil, add shrimp and cook just until they turn opaque and curl up, 1-2 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.

2. Toss shrimp, herbs, onion, chile, and melon together in a large bowl. Mix together lime juice, sugar, and fish sauce in a small bowl, then pour over salad. Toss Salad gently, then top with cashews.



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