Blackened Shrimp with Citrus Salsa

We tested with fresh citrus fruit, but you can use refrigerated bottled grapefruit sections to cut down on prep time.


4 servings (serving size: about 12 shrimp and 1/2 cup salsa)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 27 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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

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

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.