Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Salad)

Shrimp Salad With Carrot And Cucumber Recipe

(Goi Ca Rot)

A cherry salad with contrasting colors of yellow, green, white and pink, this is a low calorie dish suitable for hot-weather eating. As part of a whole meal, this serves 6, but for a main dish, plan on serving only 2 to 3 people.

Ingredients : Serves 2 -3




2 sprigs

2 sprigs

225 g

2 tablespoons




1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons


1/4 teaspoon

Carrots, peeled and thinly sliced

Cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced

Spring onion (scallion), finely chopped

Fresh mint, chopped

Fresh coriander (cilantro), coarsely chopped

Shrimps, shelled and cooked

Roasted unsalted, peanuts, coarsely chopped



Red or green chili, sliced

Rice vinegar

Fresh lime juice

Fish sauce


Shallots, peeled and thinly sliced

Freshly ground black pepper

Method :
  • To make the salad, combine all the salad ingredients except the peanuts in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.

  • To make the dressing, combine the dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl, stirring well. Dress the salad and toss well to combine.

  • Transfer the salad to a serving plate. Garnish with the peanuts serve.

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