Shrimp Salad with Cucumber and Mint

Eating Healthy in 2009. Copyright 2006 Ellie Krieger, All Rights Reserved.
TOTAL TIME: 18 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 3 min
 
YIELD: 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 pounds medium shrimp, cleaned
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 English cucumber, seeded and diced (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • Salt and pepper
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Directions

Cook shrimp in boiling water for 3 minutes, drain and cool in refrigerator.

Put mint and lemon juice in food processor and pulse to coarsely chop the mint. Drizzle olive oil into processor while pureeing until mint is finely chopped.

In a serving bowl, toss shrimp, cucumber, mint mixture, zest, salt and pepper to combine.

This will keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

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