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Grilled Shrimp Taco Salad

Who doesn’t love grilled shrimp tacos? But when you want to lighten things up, whipping up a grilled shrimp taco salad is where its at.

And with an quick and easily cilantro lime dressing, this is a perfect summer salad!

Who doesn't love grilled shrimp tacos? But when you want to lighten things up, whipping up a grilled shrimp taco salad is where its at.

I grilled up my favorite colossal shrimp that are perfect from grilling, then added some grilled corn along side some fried jalapenos and all my favorite shrimp taco toppings.

Who doesn't love grilled shrimp tacos? But when you want to lighten things up, whipping up a grilled shrimp taco salad is where its at.

And the cilantro lime dressing is simple enough to make, but if you also want something quick, I recommend trying Primal Kitchens CIlantro lime, or even Brianna’s is a great dressing to use on this shrimp taco salad.

Who doesn't love grilled shrimp tacos? But when you want to lighten things up, whipping up a grilled shrimp taco salad is where its at.

And you’ve got to try frying jalapenos, It goes great on top of salads and brings a great flavor and heat. But enough babbling, This is a simple and quick recipe, no sense it spending more time writing about it than it took to make!

Grilled Shrimp Taco Salad

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, grilled, keto
Keyword: seafood, shrimp
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Calories: 2113kcal
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Ingredients

FOR THE SHRIMP

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic

FOR THE SALAD

  • 4 cup salad mix
  • 2 cobs corn
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeno optional

FOR THE DRESSING

  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 3 limes
  • `1/2 cup mayonnaise can be subbed with sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika

Instructions

FOR THE SHRIMP

  • In a pan on low heat, melt butter. Add garlic and cook on low for 2-3 minutes. Pour into a large bowl and squeeze in lemon juice, Add in shrimp and crack black pepper over it.
  • Grill shrimp on direct heat until opaque throughout; about 5-7 minutes. Grill Corn during this time as well.
  • Optionally, if you have a side burner, add a smaller skillet with a cup of cooking oil. Slice a jalapeno and fry until crisp. Remove jalapenos and place on a paper towel.

FOR THE DRESSING

  • In a blender add cilantro, juice from limes, mayonnaise, salt cumin and paprika. Blend until smooth; store in the fridge until ready to use.

FOR THE SALAD

  • In a large bowl, add salad mix. Cut cherry tomatoes in half, and slice an avocado and place in the bowl.
  • Cut grilled corn off the cob, and top on the salad along with shrimp and fried jalapenos. Serve with dressing and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 2113kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 106g | Fat: 166g | Saturated Fat: 47g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1310mg | Sodium: 5888mg | Potassium: 2542mg | Fiber: 25g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 6189IU | Vitamin C: 249mg | Calcium: 880mg | Iron: 16mg

Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile
I'm an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to's and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!