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Avocado Corn Salad With Grilled Shrimp

Easy and simple corn salad with avocados, tomatoes and topped with grilled shrimp skewers.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 310kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Extra-large or Jumbo shrimp tail on and deveined
  • 1 large Garlic clove minced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste
  • 1 Lime juiced, for the salad
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 medium Ripe avocados peeled pitted and chopped
  • 1 medium Red onion chopped
  • 1- pint cherry or grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 Jalapeño seeded and chopped, optional
  • 1/2 bunch Fresh cilantro leaf picked and chopped
  • 1 lime juice and zest of, for the shrimp
  • 2 corn on the cob fresh or pre-cooked
  • Wooden skewers soaked in water

Instructions

  • Place the shrimp into a bowl and sprinkle with the seasonings. Add lime juice, zest, and oil and mix well to evenly coat.
  • Thread about 3 shrimps over each wooden skewer. Heat a grill pan over medium heat.
  • Cook the shrimp skewers for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until shrimp is pink and opaque.
  • Meanwhile, in a salad bowl, add chopped avocado, onion, cherry/grape tomatoes, jalapeño, and cilantro. Stir in the juice of 1 lime, and season with salt and pepper to your taste.
  • Once the shrimp skewers are done, set aside on a plate.
  • Keeping the grill pan over medium-high heat place the corn over and grill until charred on all sides, flipping it frequently, for about 6-8 minutes in total.
  • Allow the corn to chill until ready to handle, then using a sharp knife, slice the corn from the cob and add it to the avocado salad.
  • Toss the salad to combine one more time, then top with shrimp skewers and serve.

Notes

Substitutes:
  • Use chicken in place of shrimp. For another seafood, use scallop.
  • No lime? use lemons
  • Vine-riped tomatoes will also work
  • In place of red onions, you may use white sweet onions.
Storage:
Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave when ready to eat. We don't recommend freezing 
Nutritional facts:
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.

Nutrition

Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 908mg | Potassium: 800mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1087IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 201mg | Iron: 4mg