Shrimp and Kiwi Salad

Shrimp and Kiwi Salad RecipeThe soft, green kiwi fruit slices adorned with tiny black dots of seeds is a fruit lover’s delight. The distinctive flavour of kiwifruit adds charm to your recipes and leaves a fresh tropical feel in your palate. Though using kiwifruit is very common in fruit salads and tarts, this fruit can also give a nice twist to your savoury dishes. Shrimp and kiwi salad is one such delicacy which can be served as a side dish or as a complete meal for those who like to keep their lunch light. The dressing of lemon gives a playful tartness to the salad while the peppers leave a fiery aftertaste on your tongue. The cilantro and crispy lettuce leaves make it a refreshing dish. It goes without saying that the unique combination of shrimp with kiwifruit is the heart of this salad and makes it an absolute stunner.

Shrimp and Kiwi Salad
  • • 12 large shrimps, peeled and deveined
  • • 1 cup kiwifruit, peeled and diced
  • • 2 cups lettuce leaves, torn
  • • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • • Juice of one lemon
  • • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • • 1 tbsp green onions, chopped
  • • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • • ⅛ tsp ground black pepper
  • • ⅛ tsp crushed red pepper
  • • A pinch of salt
  1. • Sauté the shrimp in 1 tsp of heated oil over medium heat until cooked; set aside.
  2. • To make the salad dressing, throw in the remaining ingredients, except lettuce and kiwi, in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  3. • Add the shrimp and lettuce; toss well until they are evenly coated with the dressing.
  4. • Top it up with kiwi and serve.


Being a superfood, a salad made with kiwi is great for your health. This shrimp and kiwi salad is full of dietery fibres, vitamins, minerals and flavonoids – thanks to the kiwifruit in it. Therefore make this salad a regular on your lunch menu to drive away heart disease,  asthma, wheezing cough and age-related macular degeneration. Toss up shrimp and kiwi salad, sit back and enjoy its delicious flavours.

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