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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.
Shrimp and Watermelon Salad
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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.

Ready in
15 m
10 m
(prepare time)
5 m
(cook time)
3
Servings
359
Calories Per Serving

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
  • 1/2 Cup red onions, sliced thinly

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, onions and watermelon and toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts
Servings3
Calories Per Serving359
Total Fat25g38%
Sugar8gN/A
Saturated3g15%
Cholesterol191mg64%
Protein22g45%
Carbs13g4%
Vitamin A142µg16%
Vitamin B122µg70%
Vitamin B60.3mg26.3%
Vitamin C19mg21%
Vitamin D3IU20%
Vitamin E6mg41%
Vitamin K39µg33%
Calcium143mg14%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)63µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)63µg16%
Iron1mg7%
Magnesium60mg14%
Monounsaturated17gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg19%
Phosphorus403mg58%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium437mg9%
Sodium865mg36%
Zinc2mg16%