Get ready to awaken your taste buds with our Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Spicy Thai Dressing. This salad brings together succulent grilled shrimp, sweet and tangy pineapple, crunchy vegetables, and a spicy Thai dressing. It's a burst of vibrant flavors and textures that will transport you to tropical paradise. Join us as we guide you through this easy-to-follow recipe and experience the perfect balance of sweet, savory, and spicy in every bite.


For the salad

  • 1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups of fresh pineapple chunks
  • 4 cups of mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup of thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup of julienned carrots
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup of chopped roasted peanuts (optional)

For the spicy Thai dressing

  • 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of sriracha sauce (adjust according to your spice preference)
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Thread the shrimp onto skewers, making sure to leave a little space between each shrimp.
  3. Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side until they are pink and cooked through. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  4. In a large salad bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, pineapple chunks, sliced red bell pepper, julienned carrots, and chopped fresh cilantro.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, soy sauce, honey, fish sauce, sriracha sauce, minced garlic, and grated ginger to make the spicy Thai dressing.
  6. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  7. Divide the salad onto plates and top with the grilled shrimp.
  8. Garnish with chopped roasted peanuts if desired.
  9. Serve the Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Spicy Thai Dressing immediately and enjoy the explosion of flavors.


  • If you prefer a milder spice level, reduce the amount of sriracha sauce in the dressing.
  • For added sweetness, grill the pineapple chunks for a few minutes before adding them to the salad.
  • Customize the salad by adding other tropical fruits such as mango or papaya.
  • For a vegetarian version, substitute the shrimp with grilled tofu or tempeh.
  • Serve the salad in a hollowed-out pineapple shell for a stunning presentation.


Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of our Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Spicy Thai Dressing. This salad combines the succulent grilled shrimp, sweet pineapple, and a zesty spicy Thai dressing to create a refreshing and satisfying dish that will transport you to a tropical paradise. With its vibrant colors and burst of flavors, this salad is perfect as a main course or a light lunch.

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