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Shrimp Salad Bowl with Mango Salsa

5 from 1 vote
A scrumptious salad bowl that turns leftovers into a paleo bowl of deliciousness packed with nutrition.
Prep Time: 25 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Author: Maggie Zhu



  • 1 pound shrimp , peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Shaoxing wine (or rice wine)
  • 2 teaspoons potato starch (or cornstarch)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorn powder (or black pepper powder)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Sweet potato noodles

  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 green onions , chopped
  • Pinch sea salt

Mango salsa

  • 4 cups mango , cubed (yield from 4 small mangoes or 2 large mangoes)
  • 1 jalapeno , finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed mint , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion , minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger , grated
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne powder (Optional)

Topping options

  • Cherry tomatoes
  • avocado , Sliced
  • cucumber , Sliced
  • purple onion , Sliced


To cook the shrimp

  • Combine shrimp, soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, cornstarch, cayenne powder, and Sichuan peppercorn powder in a bowl. Mix well and coat shrimp evenly with spices. Let marinate for 10 to 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan until hot. Add shrimp. Cook and occasionally stir, until the surface turns slightly golden and the shrimp have curled. Transfer to a plate immediately.

Prepare mango salsa

  • Combine mango, jalapeno, mint, green onion, lime juice, ginger and cayenne powder in a bowl. Stir to mix well.

Cook potato noodles

  • Cut sweet potatoes into noodles using a spiralizer. If you do not have a spiralizer, use a julienne peeler or mandoline to cut sweet potatoes into strips.
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet until warm. Add green onion. Stir a few times to release fragrance. Add sweet potato and a pinch of salt. Cook and stir until soft. Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Add cooked shrimp and other toppings. Serve with mango salsa.


Serving: 568g, Calories: 638kcal, Carbohydrates: 65.7g, Protein: 30.9g, Fat: 30g, Saturated Fat: 5.3g, Cholesterol: 239mg, Sodium: 472mg, Potassium: 1856mg, Fiber: 12.2g, Sugar: 20g, Vitamin A: 2400IU, Vitamin C: 94.9mg, Calcium: 190mg, Iron: 3.4mg