Shrimp Slaw with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
- 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 cup cilantro leaves
- 1/2 pound green cabbage, cored and finely shredded (4 cups)
- 1/4 pound red cabbage, finely shredded (1 1/2 cups)
- 1/4 pound jicama, peeled and cut into thin matchsticks (optional)
- 1 medium carrot, coarsely grated
- In a large saucepan of salted boiling water, cook the shrimp until just white throughout.
- Drain and let cool.
- In a large bowl, whisk the lime juice, oil, jalapeño and garlic and season with salt and pepper.
- Add the green and red cabbages and the jicama, carrot and cilantro; toss well.
- Add the shrimp, toss again and serve right away.
- Serve with warm corn tortillas.
Portland Fire & Rescue
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May 24, 2011