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Spicy Chipotle Shrimp Salad

Spicy Chipotle Shrimp Salad
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Total time 30 mins
Yield

4 servings

Shrimp salad is an easy make-ahead meal. For a kid-friendly twist, substitute diced red bell pepper for the chiles.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 8 Boston lettuce leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 235
  • fat 10.9 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 6.2 g
  • protein 29.2 g
  • carbohydrate 3.2 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 219 mg
  • iron 3.8 mg
  • sodium 400 mg
  • calcium 87 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and black pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add half of shrimp to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done. Remove shrimp from pan; repeat procedure with remaining shrimp. Cool shrimp for 5 minutes.

  2. Place shrimp in a medium bowl; stir in celery and next 6 ingredients (through cumin). Arrange 2 lettuce leaves on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 3/4 cup shrimp mixture.

Cook's Notes

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