This was amazing! I did tweek it a bit to really bump up the flavor. First I used fresh corn that I wrapped in tin foil with spices and butter and placed it on the grill. I marinated shrimp in the recipe spices and oil and also grilled them. I used organic spicy black beans. Also used peach salsa like another reviewer suggested. Served over Jasmine rice and it was out of this world!!!
Black Bean, Corn, and Shrimp Salad
flyinghigh Posted: 06/29/10
kellergirl Posted: 07/07/10
Wonderful flavors! Husband said this needs to become a regular. Planned to eat leftovers chilled for lunch - but no leftovers! I used fresh garlic instead of garlic salt. Also used slightly less salsa and did add fire roasted red peppers. Served with sliced avacado on top. Perfecto! Could easily scoop into fresh corn tortillas, too.
ChefBre Posted: 07/09/10
Delicious and Healthy! My 9 yr old son and 4 year old daugher loved it. It took about 15 minutes from pan to table. A great weekday meal.
Teri Cooney Posted: 02/24/11
a family favorite!
colbob Posted: 07/27/11
Truly one of my favorite CL recipes. I make this a lot throughout the summer, and honestly can't get enough of it. Don't tweak much except that I use fresh corn and double the beans (organic). Also, the first few times I made it, I only had garlic powder so I used that. I like the idea of using fresh garlic and probably won't use garlic salt simply b/c I don't want to increase the salt content and b/c the flavor seems fantastic already. Best of all, this recipe comes together in a flash. LOVE IT!!
guerillafemme1 Posted: 12/19/11
Because I was making this dish for someone that can't handle very much spice I omitted the salsa and squeezed a fresh lime over the shrimp mixture instead. Added chopped green cabbage and served with warm corn tortillas. It was delicious, super easy, and I will definitely be making it again.
SusanMakrauer Posted: 03/15/12
I made this for a weekday dinner. Followed the directions exactly and it was perfect. A keeper!
megnob Posted: 05/28/12
This was easy and delicious, I will definitely make this recipe again!
gababa Posted: 06/13/12
I used fresh corn cut off the cob, added slices of red bell pepper, and 2 cloves of garlic instead of garlic salt. Served with a Mexican flavored rice. Tasted delicious!!
MarkSz Posted: 12/14/12
Delicious and super easy. I added some Paprika and onion powder to the mix. I too used minced garlic instead of the garlic salt. I reserved about half of the spice mix and added that to the beans and corn. Use a good chunky Pico de Gallo or salsa. I omitted the Cilantro. Along with a little brown rice and siracha sauce in a warm tortilla...yummy. This would also make a great base for any protein especially chicken or fish.
Jaymie Posted: 03/14/12
Delicious, easy, wonderful flavors. Followed the recipe exactly and wouldn't change a thing.
karapastrana Posted: 09/10/13
I prepared this recipe exactly as written and it was so good!! Super simple too, I couldn't believe I had never made it before. Saving this recipe to make again very soon!