This refreshing Thai-style salad with greens, herbs, veggies and shrimp, all tossed in a delicious cashew dressing.

Recipe by: Gina Homolka for Skinnytaste

INGREDIENTS:

For Spicy Cashew Dressing:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • ¼ cup whole roasted, salted cashews
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped white onion
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For Shrimp:

  • ½ pound large peeled, deveined tail-off shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

For Salad:

  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 ½ cups packed baby arugula
  • 1 ½ cups packed chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 small corn cob, kernels removed
  • ½ medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges, for serving

 

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