Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

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Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

For a no-cook recipe use cooked shrimp for my Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette. This is a perfect Paleo recipe for you to enjoy.

4
Servings
400
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
4

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 Teaspoons olive oil or more
  • 4-6 Cups hearts of Romaine or Mixed Greens
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 Teaspoon agave
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions

Directions

In a large sauté pan over medium heat add the shrimp, garlic, chili powder, salt and cumin with olive oil for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink; set aside. In a large serving bowl, combine the romaine or mix greens. In a medium bowl combine the vinaigrette ingredients and whisk well. Chop up avocados. Add cooked shrimp and avocados in bowl then drizzle vinaigrette and toss salad together. Garnish with any extra cilantro.

Shrimp Shopping Tip

To save time, buy shrimp that has been cleaned and deveined.

Shrimp Cooking Tip

Leaving the tail on shrimp will add a richer flavor to your dish.

Shrimp Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
32g
49%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
23%
Cholesterol
143mg
48%
Protein
18g
37%
Carbs
14g
5%
Vitamin A
244µg
27%
Vitamin B12
1µg
21%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
25.5%
Vitamin C
19mg
32%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
6mg
31%
Vitamin K
92µg
100%
Calcium
98mg
10%
Fiber
8g
31%
Folate (food)
122µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
122µg
31%
Iron
1mg
8%
Magnesium
63mg
16%
Monounsaturated
22g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
4mg
20%
Phosphorus
348mg
50%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
742mg
21%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
11.3%
Sodium
684mg
29%
Sugars, added
1g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.7%
Zinc
2mg
13%

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