Mexican Shrimp Jicama and Chile Vinegar Salad Recipe

Shrimp Jicama and Chile Vinegar Salad 


2/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar

1/3 cup white sugar

2 tablespoons seeded and minced fresh jalapeno pepper, or to taste

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, or more to taste

2 cups peeled, shredded jicama

1 pound cooked shrimp, shelled and deveined

3 tomatillos, husked and sliced

3 tomatoes, sliced


Mix rice vinegar, sugar, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro in a bowl; stir until sugar has dissolved.

Place jicama and 1/3 of the vinegar dressing in a resealable plastic bag; seal and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Place shrimp in a separate resealable plastic bag with 1/3 of the dressing; seal and refrigerate for 1 hour. Refrigerate remaining vinegar dressing.

Arrange alternate slices of tomatillo and tomato around the edge of a salad plate.

Mound marinated jicama in the center of the plate and top with marinated shrimp.

Pour remaining 1/3 of the dressing over salad.

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