Grilled Shrimp, Watermelon, and Arugula Salad

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Grilled Shrimp, Watermelon, and Arugula Salad
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When the mercury is on the rise, the idea of a fruit salad is certainly an appealing one. Here, sweet juicy watermelon and pleasantly bitter arugula combine into a fantastic salad, which also gets a savory boost from perfectly grilled shrimp.

Click here to see 5 Tantalizing Watermelon Recipes for Summer Cookouts.

3
Servings
351
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound medium-sized shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Cups diced watermelon
  • 4 Cups arugula

Directions

Preheat a grill on moderate heat.

In a bowl, toss the shrimp with vegetable oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Grill until opaque and just cooked through.

In a bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add the shrimp, arugula, and watermelon and toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.

Grilled Shrimp Shopping Tip

It may be tempting to buy peeled, deveined shrimp, but if you're going to be grilling them, you'll get juicier shrimp if you leave the shell on.

Grilled Shrimp Cooking Tip

Make sure to thoroughly rinse and dry the shrimp before cooking them.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
25g
38%
Sugar
7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
191mg
64%
Protein
22g
44%
Carbs
11g
4%
Vitamin A
142µg
16%
Vitamin B12
2µg
28%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
15.9%
Vitamin C
17mg
29%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
6mg
31%
Vitamin K
39µg
49%
Calcium
138mg
14%
Fiber
1g
5%
Folate (food)
59µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
59µg
15%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
58mg
15%
Monounsaturated
17g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
15%
Phosphorus
397mg
57%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
409mg
12%
Sodium
865mg
36%
Zinc
2mg
11%

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