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Grilled Shrimp Salad #healthysalad #grilledshrimp

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 40 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x
  • Category: Seafood
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This recipe for chipotle flavored Grilled Shrimp Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette is a healthy salad option packed with loads of nutrition. It’s easy to make and perfect for lunch or dinner.

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Ingredients

  • 16 oz. of raw medium shrimp, deveined and deshelled
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh lime zest
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobe sauce, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons of fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 Tablespoons of olive oil
  • 8 oz. of fresh spring mix
  • 1 red pepper, roasted & julienned {use a jar of roasted peppers for a shortcut}
  • 1 15oz. can of sweet corn {no salt or sugar added}, drained
  • 1 15oz. can of low sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tomato, cut into 8 wedges

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, mix lime zest, chipotle pepper in adobe sauce, garlic clove, fresh lime juice, salt, pepper and olive oil. Whisk to combine.
  2. Add in deveined deshelled raw shrimp. Toss to coat shrimp with marinade.
  3. Let shrimp marinade for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat grill to medium high heat. Place shrimp in a grill basket and grill for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp is pink. {if you don’t have a grill basket, put the shrimp on skewers and grill}
  5. Remove from grill, and set aside.
  6. In the meantime, make the Honey Lime Vinaigrette
  7. Drain sweet corn {no salt or sugar added}, drain and rinse a can of low sodium black beans, cut tomato into 8 wedges, and julienne 1 roasted red peppers. {to roast grill red pepper until all sided are blackened, about 7-8 minutes, remove skin and cut}
  8. In a large bowl, place fresh spring mix {a salad mix in the grocery store}, grilled shrimp, and prepared vegetables.
  9. Serve with dressing on the side.

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