Citrus Salad with Shrimp

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This easy to cook but totally flavorful salad is perfect for lunch or dinner thanks to pan-seared citrus-flavored shrimp.You can use other seafood like scallops or even grilled salmon broken into pieces.


  • 1 pink grapefruit
  • 1 white grapefruit
  • 1 pomelo
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 limes
  • 400 g large raw shrimp (deveined)
  • 2 large red sweet peppers
  • 1 inch fresh ginger root
  • 4–5 sprigs of mint
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Chili for decoration


  1. Peel ginger, grate and mix with 1/4 cup of oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Combine shrimps with ginger marinade, put aside for 1 hour at room temperature or up to 12 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Remove seeds from pepper and cut into thin strips. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a large frying pan, and fry pepper over high heat for 1 minute. Add shrimp with marinade and fry for another 3 minutes. Transfer shrimp and pepper to a plate. Don’t clean the frying pan.
  4. Peel all citrus fruit and cut into small pieces, keeping the juice flowing into the frying pan. Add a couple of tablespoons of cold water, put on medium heat and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, cool.
  5. Chop mint leaves and chilies finely.
  6. Combine citrus fruits, shrimp with pepper and mint. Pour with liquid from the pan, pepper and salt. Serve immediately. Decorate with chili.