Shrimp Salad with Pomelo

This recipe is obviously from Davao, shrimp salad with pomelo fruit slices. Since pomelo is one of the kinds of fruit that is abundant in that place, maybe that is the reason why this recipe originated there. There are also many variation of shrimp pomelo salad that differ on garnishing. You can also use shredded crab sticks instead of wanton wrappers strips or croutons.


How to Cook Shrimp Salad with Pomelo
Prep time
Cook time
Total time

Recipe type: Salad Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 MAGGI shrimp Broth Cube dissolved in
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ kilogram shrimps, peeled and vein removed
  • 1 small cucumber seeded then cut into strips
  • 1 stalk celery, blanched and chopped
  • ½ kilogram tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 whole sweet Davao pomelo, segmented
  • Assorted salad greens
  • Fried wanton wrapper strips or croutons
  • 2 pieces hard boiled egg, cut into wedges
Dressing (Just combine the following)
  • 1 cup corn oil
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons MAGGI Chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon MAGGI Savor
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 4 grams MAGGI Magic Sarap
How to make the shrimp salad with pomelo:
  1. Boil shrimp stock and blanch peeled shrimps until shrimps are pink and plump. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cucumber, celery, tomatoes, pomelo segments, salad greens and prepared shrimps. Chill.
  3. Toss with the combined dressing just before serving.
  4. Top with fried wanton strips or croutons and hard boiled egg wedges.


Shrimp Pomelo Salad