Rating: 4 stars
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 2
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  • 12 Ratings

Cooked shrimp swim in a flavorful mixture of coconut milk, Fresno chili, and lime until marinated and bursting with flavor. It’s then mixed with sliced crisp cucumbers and jicama matchsticks. Fresh cIlantro brightens this dish further for a super cooling picnic-bringalong. Rice noodles make an a-okay accompaniment.


Credit: Jen Causey

Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr 20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk together coconut milk, lime zest and juice, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in a large bowl until combined. Add shrimp and chiles and toss to coat. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

  • Drain shrimp and chiles, reserving marinade in a small bowl. Transfer shrimp and chiles to a large bowl and season with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper; toss to combine. Stir remaining ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper into reserved marinade.

  • Arrange shrimp, chiles, cucumbers, and jicama on a serving platter and spoon 3 tablespoons reserved marinade over top. Top with cilantro and flaky sea salt. Serve with lime wedges and remaining marinade for spooning over.

Nutrition Facts

347 calories; protein 38g; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 4g; fat 17g; saturated fat 13g; cholesterol 320mg; sugars 3g; sodium 1139mg.