Shrimp Pasta Salad with Ginger Dressing

Shrimp Pasta Salad with Ginger Dressing

Ginger dressing adds a zesty flavor to this great pasta salad made with shrimp – ready in 25 minutes.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

Ginger Dressing
1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3
cup Yoplait® plain yogurt
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
Dash of red pepper sauce
Salad
8
ounces uncooked vermicelli, broken in half
1
package (8 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed, or 2 cups bite-size pieces cooked seafood
1/2
cup coarsely chopped peeled jicama
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
2
medium carrots, shredded (1 1/4 cups)
1
medium cucumber, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
Salad greens, if desired
  1. Mix all ingredients for Ginger Dressing. Set aside.
  2. Cook and drain vermicelli as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  3. Toss vermicelli, dressing and remaining ingredients except salad greens. Serve on salad greens.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
For an Asian twist, substitute 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts for the chopped jicama and, in the dressing, a dash of sesame oil for the red pepper sauce.
Menu Idea
Serve this salad with a basket of Asian rice crackers and a pot of your favorite hot tea.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 305
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 650mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.