Citrus Cajun Shrimp Salad
Citrus salad loaded with shrimp, veggies, and avocados with a light citrus vinaigrette dressing.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
- 1 lb Raw Shrimp peeled and deveined
- 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
- 3-4 Cups Packed greens of choice
- 1 Grapefruit cut into segments
- 1 Orange cut into segments
- ½ Small Red Onion thinly sliced
- 1 Ripe Avocado sliced
For cajun seasoning:
- 1 Tbsp Sweet Paprika
- 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
- 1 Tsp Onion Powder
- ½ Tsp Dried Oregano
- ½ Tsp Cayenne Pepper Powder
- ¼ Tsp Dried Thyme
- ¼ Tsp Sea Salt
For the citrus vinaigrette:
- ¼ Cup Fresh Orange Juice
- 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
- 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 Garlic Cloves minced
- 1 Tsp Dried Oregano
- Salt and pepper, to taste
In a medium bowl, stir all cajun seasoning ingredients. Add in the shrimps and gently toss to nicely coat them on all sides.
In a small bowl, whisk all the vinaigrette ingredients. Set aside until ready to use. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
Add shrimps in a single layer and cook for about 2 minutes per side, or until pink and curled.
Add greens to a large bowl, then top with grapefruit, orange, avocado, red onion, and cajun shrimp.
Pour dressing over, toss and enjoy!
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
You can cook the shrimp any way you prefer. Since its summertime, you may want to grill them on the outdoor grill. Or you can also pan grill or use the oven.
Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1041mg | Potassium: 629mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2180IU | Vitamin C: 65.4mg | Calcium: 215mg | Iron: 3.5mg