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Recipe: Grilled Avocado & Chimayo Shrimp Salad with Key Lime Dressing

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Taste summer with this delish Grilled Avocado & Chimayo Shrimp Salad with Key Lime Dressing. This recipe is quick and easy to prepare.

Taste summer with this delish Grilled Avocado & Chimayo Shrimp Salad with Key Lime Dressing. Recipe on MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins
 '--for the salad
 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
 1 cup sliced tomato
 1/2 cup sliced red onion
 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Chimayo grilled shrimp
 2 cups medium uncooked shrimp, deveined, shell removed, tail on
 1/4 cup olive oil
 1 tbsp mild Chimayo spice powder
 1/4 tsp garlic salt
Grilled avocado
 2 ripe avocado, halved & seed removed
 lemon juice
 olive oil
 garlic salt
Key Lime Dressing
 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
 4 tbsp freshly squeezed key lime juice
 3 tbsp honey
 sea salt
 ground Black Pepper
1

Cut up the ingredients for the salad. Place in a large shallow bowl or platter.

2

Heat a grill or grill pan over medium high heat. In a clean bowl, toss the shrimp with the olive oil, chimayo and garlic salt. Grill the shrimp for about 5-7 minutes total time, flipping with a pair of tongs half way through. Remove the shrimp from the grill when they are opaque and place on top of the salad.

3

Using the same grill pan or grill: Rub the halved avocado with some olive oil, drizzle on some lemon juice. Sprinkle on some salt and pepper. Grill over medium high heat for about 4-5 minutes until you have grill marks. Slice and place the avocado on top of the salad. Drizzle with some dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste and the rest of the dressing on the side.

Ingredients

 '--for the salad
 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
 1 cup sliced tomato
 1/2 cup sliced red onion
 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Chimayo grilled shrimp
 2 cups medium uncooked shrimp, deveined, shell removed, tail on
 1/4 cup olive oil
 1 tbsp mild Chimayo spice powder
 1/4 tsp garlic salt
Grilled avocado
 2 ripe avocado, halved & seed removed
 lemon juice
 olive oil
 garlic salt
Key Lime Dressing
 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
 4 tbsp freshly squeezed key lime juice
 3 tbsp honey
 sea salt
 ground Black Pepper

Directions

1

Cut up the ingredients for the salad. Place in a large shallow bowl or platter.

2

Heat a grill or grill pan over medium high heat. In a clean bowl, toss the shrimp with the olive oil, chimayo and garlic salt. Grill the shrimp for about 5-7 minutes total time, flipping with a pair of tongs half way through. Remove the shrimp from the grill when they are opaque and place on top of the salad.

3

Using the same grill pan or grill: Rub the halved avocado with some olive oil, drizzle on some lemon juice. Sprinkle on some salt and pepper. Grill over medium high heat for about 4-5 minutes until you have grill marks. Slice and place the avocado on top of the salad. Drizzle with some dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste and the rest of the dressing on the side.

Recipe: Grilled Avocado & Chimayo Shrimp Salad with Key Lime Dressing

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