Thai Peanut Slaw with Spicy Red Chile Shrimp

Celebrate Chinese New Year with our Thai Peanut Slaw with Spicy Red Chile Shrimp!  Kick off the Chinese New Year with this red chile shrimp mixed with our Fresh Express 3 Color Deli Cole Slaw!  A perfect combination of flavors that will set fireworks to your senses! Serves 4

1 bag Fresh Express 3 Color Cole Slaw

1 ¼ C. roasted, unsalted peanuts

1 clove garlic

2 T. brown sugar

2 T. Thai fish sauce

1 T. low-sodium soy sauce

1 1/2 C. coconut milk

1 t. sesame oil

1 T. lime juice

1/2 C. seasoned rice vinegar

1/4 C. shredded, unsweetened coconut

Coarse salt and cracked black pepper

16 shrimp, peeled and cleaned

2 red jalapeno sliced into 1/4 inch slices

1 T. Olive oil

4 T. Roughly chopped cilantro leaves

2 T. Roughly chopped mint leaves

Combine 1 cup of peanuts, clove garlic, brown sugar, Thai fish sauce, low sodium soy sauce, coconut milk, sesame oil, lime juice, seasoned rice vinegar, and shredded unsweetened coconut in a blender and puree until smooth. 

In a medium saute pan, heat the olive oil and sliced red jalapenos over medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook till just opaque.  Remove from heat and set aside.

In a medium bowl combine the Fresh Express 3 Color Cole Slaw, cilantro and mint. Drizzle with Thai peanut dressing and toss together.

Separate slaw into 4 bowls and top each with four cooked shrimp and cooked sliced red jalapenos along with the peanuts.