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Spicy Cucumber and Shrimp Salad

This spicy shrimp and cucumber salad is refreshing and light.


  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 1 bag shrimp boil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cucumbers, diced
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Bring a pot of water to a boil with shrimp boil bag and red pepper flakes. 
  • Boil shrimp for 3 minutes.
  • Drain shrimp and let cold water run over them for 1-2 minutes. Drain again. Peel.
  • Combine cucumbers and shrimp in bowl.
  • Mix remaining ingredients and pour over shrimp and cucumbers.
  • Cover and chill at least one hour.
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