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Shrimp Salad with Apricots and Cucumber

Sweet and tart apricots combine perfectly with lime juice and jalapeno in this flavorful shrimp salad.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2008


  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as safflower
  • 1 jalapeno (ribs and seeds removed), minced
  • 1 pound frozen pre-cooked shrimp, thawed (tails removed)
  • 4 apricots (about 1/2 pound), pitted and cut into wedges
  • 1/2 English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together lime juice, oil, and jalapeno. Add shrimp, apricots, cucumber, scallions, and cilantro; toss to coat. Season shrimp salad with salt and pepper, and serve immediately.

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