Blackened Shrimp Salad

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Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 salad)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 11 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 280
Fat 11.8 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Protein 32.4 g
Carbohydrate 10.3 g
Cholesterol 237 mg
Iron 4.3 mg
Sodium 343 mg
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Fiber 1.6 g
Calcium 103 mg

Ingredients

1 teaspoon Creole or Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon Hungarian sweet paprika or paprika
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
Cooking spray
1/3 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 1/2 limes)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons honey
1 (15-ounce) package gourmet salad greens (such as Fresh Express Spring Mix)
1 1/4 cups diced peeled mango (about 1)
1 cup (2-inch) julienne-cut peeled jícama (about 1 small)
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle mixture evenly over shrimp; toss gently.

Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; sauté 6 to 8 minutes or until shrimp are done. Remove from heat; cool.

Combine 2 tablespoons oil, lime juice, and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

Combine salad greens and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently. Drizzle oil mixture over salad; toss well. Place 2 cups salad mixture on each of 4 serving plates. Arrange 1/4 of shrimp over top of each salad.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2004
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