Shrimp With Avacado Salad
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Author: Bob and Robin Young

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Shrimp are a great low-fat, protein-rich delicacy with a touch of omega-3 fatty acids. Mix them up with the monounsaturated fats found in avocados and olive oil for a power lunch.

 Recipe Type
1 lbs    Medium shrimp, peeled and deveined  
1 T    Lime zest  
6 T    Lime juice, fresh and divided  
2 t    Cumin, divided  
  Sea Salt  
  Pepper, fresh ground  
1/8 t    Cayenne pepper  
1 lbs    Ripe tomatoes cut into " chunks  
  Red onion, chopped  
  Cilantro, fresh and chopped  
3 T    Olives, stuffed and chopped  
2 T    Olive oil  
1   Avacado, ripe and pitted, peeled, and cut into chunks  
4 c    Mixed salad greens  
1 Place the shrimp in a medium bowl and add the lime zest, 3 tablespoon lime juice, teaspoon ground cumin, teaspoon sea salt, black pepper, and cayenne. Mix well, cover, and set aside while preparing the salad.
2 In another medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, cup cilantro, olives, oil, and the remaining 3 tablespoons lime juice, teaspoon cumin, and teaspoon salt. Mix well. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes to blend the flavors. Add the avocado and mix gently.
3 Place the greens in a large shallow bowl and mound the avocado mixture in the center.
4 Spray a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Warm over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook, turning often, for about 4 minutes, or until just opaque in the thickest part.
5 Add the shrimp and any pan juices to the salad and sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro. Serve immediately.
Servings: 4
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 4 minutes
Ready in: 30 minutes
 Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information provided by the recipe author.
Amount Per Serving      
Calories   296.00  
Calories From Fat (46%)   136.62  
Calories From Protein (35%)   102.46  
Calories From Carbs (19%)   56.92  
Calories From Alcohol (0%)   0.00  
    % Daily Value
Total Fat 16.00g   25%  
Saturated Fat 0.00g   0%  
Monounsaturated Fat 0.00g      
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.00g      
Trans Fatty Acids 0.00g      
Cholesterol 170.00mg   57%  
Sodium 570.00mg   24%  
Potassium 0.00mg   0%  
Carbohydrates 15.00g   5%  
Dietary Fiber 7.00g   28%  
Sugar 0.00g      
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g      
Net Carbohydrates 8.00g      
Protein 27.00g   54%  
Alcohol 0.00g      
Caffeine 0.00mg      
Water 0.00g      
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