Grilled Chipotle Lime Shrimp Salad - With a Cilantro Lime Dressing

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Oct. 08, 2013

A fresh and easy grilled shrimp salad with a cilantro dressing.

Ingredients

For cilantro dressing
Cilantro 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Olive oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Lime juice 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic cloves 2
Jalapeno 1 , chopped
Salt 1 Pinch
Pepper To Taste
For shrimp
Jumbo shrimp 1 Pound , shelled, deveined
Lime juiced 2
Zest of lime 2
Garlic cloves 4 , roughly chopped (3
Chipotle in adobo sauce 3 , roughly chopped (2
Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Cumin 1 Teaspoon
For salad
Sweet corn 2 , grilled, kernels removed
Romain lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cherry tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs) , halved
Black beans 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Avocado 1 Medium , diced
Red onion rings 4

Directions

GETTING READY

For Cilantro Dressing

1. In blender, add cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, garlic, jalapeno, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.

To Marinade Shrimp

2. In a ziplock bag, place the shrimp and marinade it with lime juice, lime zest, garlic, chipotle, black pepper, salt, and cumin. Remove the air from bag and toss to coat well. Pop in refrigerator for 20 minutes.

MAKING

3. After 20 minutes, thread the shrimp in skewer and place on grill. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side.

For Salad

4. In a bowl, toss lettuce with the cilantro dressing.

5. On a platter, lay lettuce and top it with tomatoes, followed by black beans, grilled corn kernels, avocado, red onion, and grilled shrimp.

SERVING

6. Garnish with lime wedge, serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 260Calories from Fat 114

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 176 mg7.33%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet