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Blackened Shrimp with Citrus Salsa

Prep time 27 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 12 shrimp and 1/2 cup salsa)
We tested with fresh citrus fruit, but you can use refrigerated bottled grapefruit sections to cut down on prep time.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped orange sections (about 2 oranges)
  • 1 cup chopped ruby red grapefruit sections (about 1 grapefruit)
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons salt-free blackening seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided

Nutrition Information

  • calories 263
  • fat 6.9 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • protein 37.2 g
  • carbohydrate 12.6 g
  • cholesterol 336 mg
  • iron 6 mg
  • sodium 538 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • calcium 108 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; cover and chill.

  2. Combine seasoning, salt, and shrimp in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal bag, and shake well to coat.

  3. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of shrimp; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining 2 teaspoons oil and remaining shrimp. Serve warm with salsa.

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