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Summer Shrimp Salad

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Medium shrimp, peeled and
  • -deveined
  • 1/4 c Fresh lime juice, divided
  • 2 ts Grated peeled gingerroot
  • 1 ts Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 ts Crushed red pepper
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 c Cubed seeded watermelon
  • 1/2 c Cubed pineapple
  • 1/2 c Diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 c Diced peeled cucumber
  • 1 ts Finely chopped seeded
  • -jalapeno pepper
  • 2 tb Honey
  • 2 tb Low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tb Vegetable oil
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 8 c Torn romaine lettuce or
  • -trimmed watercress
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Lime slices, (optional)


Combine shrimp, 1 tablespoon lime juice, gingerroot, 1 teaspoon oil, red
pepper, and garlic in a bowl; stir well. Cover and marinate in refrigerator
30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Combine watermelon and the next 4 ingredients (watermelon through jalapeno)
in another bowl; stir gently. Cover and chill.

Combine the remaining lime juice, honey, soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon oil;
stir well, and set aside.

Remove shrimp from marinade, reserving marinade. Thread shrimp onto 8
(10-inch) skewers.

Prepare grill. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and
grill 3 minutes. Turn skewers over; baste with reserved marinade, and grill
3 minutes or until done. Remove shrimp from skewers.

Arrange 2 cups of torn romaine, 3 ounces shrimp, and 3/4 cup watermelon
mixture on each of 4 individual plates. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of honey
mixture over each salad, and sprinkle with chopped cilantro. Yield: 4

Per serving: 243 Calories; 7g Fat (25% calories from fat); 26g Protein; 20g
Carbohydrate; 173mg Cholesterol; 420mg Sodium

Serving Ideas : Garnish with lime slices, if desired.

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