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Shrimp, Grapefruit, and Avocado Salad

Shrimp, Grapefruit, and Avocado Salad

Health JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


  • 1 1/2 cups red grapefruit sections (about 2 grapefruits)
  • 3/4 pound large shrimp, cooked, peeled, and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grapefruit juice
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cups slivered romaine lettuce hearts
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cubed (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives


Combine grapefruit sections and shrimp in a medium bowl, and set aside. In a small bowl, whisk together grapefruit juice, oil, salt, pepper, and sugar.

Place the lettuce in a large bowl, and drizzle with dressing, tossing gently to coat; divide among 4 plates. Divide shrimp mixture, avocado, and chives among salads.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 224
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 166mg
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Sodium: 341mg
  • Calcium: 71mg

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