Grilled Shrimp Salad Recipe

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Grilled Shrimp Salad Recipe

This Summer Grilled Shrimp Salad is a light and refreshing dish perfect for warm weather. It combines the smoky flavor of grilled shrimp with crisp vegetables and a tangy lemon vinaigrette. Easy to prepare and quick to cook, this salad is ideal for a healthy lunch or a casual dinner.
Servings 4 People
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Equipment

  • Grill or grill pan
  • Skewers (if using a grill)
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Tongs
  • Knife
  • Cutting Board.
  • Whisk

Ingredients

  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • ¼ cup red onion thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup feta cheese crumbled

Lemon Vinaigrette

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the Grill: Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
  • Marinate the Shrimp: In a bowl, combine the shrimp, olive oil, garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat evenly.
  • Grill the Shrimp: Thread the shrimp onto skewers if using a grill. Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are opaque and cooked through. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  • Prepare the Vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  • Assemble the Salad: In a large mixing bowl, combine the salad greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, avocado, and red onion.
  • Add the Shrimp: Top the salad with the grilled shrimp and crumbled feta cheese.
  • Dress the Salad: Drizzle the lemon vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  • Serve: Serve immediately and enjoy your Summer Grilled Shrimp Salad!

Notes

Tips for Perfect Shrimp

  • Make sure not to overcook the shrimp; they should be pink and firm.
  • Use fresh lemon juice for the best flavor in your vinaigrette.
  • For a more robust flavor, marinate the shrimp for at least 30 minutes before grilling.
Enjoy this delightful Summer Grilled Shrimp Salad, a perfect blend of smoky, tangy, and fresh flavors, making it a hit for any summer gathering!
Calories: 250kcal
Cost: $ 25
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Meat, Quick & Easy, Quick Meal, Vegetable

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