Tropical Shrimp Salad with Lime-Cilantro Dressing

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Shrimp, avocados, jicama and red bell peppers are combined with a lime and cilantro dressing.
Recipe By: The Shrimp Council and Sea Port Products Corporation
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  • Serves 4


  • Lime Cilantro Dressing:
    • 2 limes (juice)
    • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • pinch oregano
  • Shrimp and salad:
    • 1 lb OLA! Raw Peeled & Deveined Shrimp
    • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1/2 lb mixed greens
    • 1 ripe avocado cut in slices
    • 1 orange peeled and cut in slices
    • 1 jicama peeled and cut Julianne style
    • 1 red pepper cut Julianne style


Whisk together garlic and olive oil in large bowl. Add Shrimp and toss to coat. Marinate 1 hour.  Grill Shrimp 3 minutes on each side. Set aside.

Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend on low speed until smooth.

Toss together mixed greens, avocado, orange slices, jicama, red pepper and 1/2 of the lime-cilantro dressing.

To serve: Divide salad on 4 plates and place 4 grilled shrimp on top of each salad. Drizzle remaining lime-cilantro dressing over top of shrimp.
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