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Citrus Shrimp Salad with avocado and vegetables
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5 from 3 votes

Citrus Shrimp Salad

Citrus Shrimp Salad is a healthy dinner recipe loaded with fresh citrus, avocado and vegetables with a light citrus vinaigrette for a meal perfect any time of the year!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Salad
Keyword: Shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 442kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 blood orange
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 orange
  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. champagne vinegar
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 lb. jumbo shrimp deviened
  • 12 oz. mixed greens
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 c. red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 c. sugar snap peas chopped

Instructions

  • Slice off 1/3 of each of the three citrus fruits and set aside for the salad dressing. Peel and slice the remaining portions and set aside.
  • Juice the three small segments of fruit into a small bowl with a lid. Give the fruit a quick stir and measure out 1/3 cup juice. Discard the remaining juice.
  • To the 1/3 c. citrus juice, add the olive oil, champagne vinegar, honey and a pinch of salt and pepper. Place the lid on the bowl and give it a vigorous shake. 
  • Season the shrimp with a pinch of salt and pepper. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp to the hot oil and cook the shrimp on each side for 2 minutes, or until they are pink and opaque. Remove the shrimp from the pan as soon as they are done cooking.
  • In four medium bowls, divide the mixed greens, sliced avocado, red onion, sugar snap peas, variety of citrus slices and cooked shrimp. 
  • Give the vinaigrette a quick stir and divide among the salads. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition

Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 910mg | Potassium: 762mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2465IU | Vitamin C: 104.4mg | Calcium: 237mg | Iron: 4.6mg