Pomelo Chicken Salad

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Fresh pomelo fruit is combine with cooked chicken and shrimp served in a spicy Thai dressing.

Recipe By: Joyce Jue
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  • Serves 4 - 6


    • 1 pomelo
    • 1 small whole cooked chicken breast
    • 1 cup cooked shrimp
    • 1 teaspoon chopped red chile
    • 1 1/2 tablespoon Thai fish sauce
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
    • 1 large lime, juiced
    • 1 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1 small head red leaf lettuce, for garnish
    • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, chopped
    • fresh red chile, julienned
  • Fried Shallot Flakes:
    • 6 Shallots thinly sliced
    • 1 c Vegetable oil


Peel and separate pomelo or grapefruit into segments. Remove the membranes. Seed. Gently flake the flesh apart into a bowl. Chill.

Hand shred the chicken. Add chicken and shrimp to pomelo.

In a small bowl mix together the chopped red chile with fish sauce, sugar, lime juice and coriander; toss with pomelo chicken mixture.

Arrange the lettuce on a serving platter. Put the fruit mixture over the lettuce. Top with peanuts and 2 tablespoons of Crisp Fried Shallot Flakes, and garnish with red chile slivers.

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