Spiced Grilled Shrimp with Tomato Salad Recipe

Spiced Grilled Shrimp with Tomato Salad Recipe

How To Make Spiced Grilled Shrimp with Tomato Salad

Grilled shrimp spiced and seasoned with bold Southwestern flavors are served alongside a fresh and vibrant tomato salad to make one complete meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 minutes
Total: 19 minutes



  • cupbasil leaves,packed
  • cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • tspsweet smoked paprika
  • tsppure ancho chile powder
  • tsplight brown sugar
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ¼tspground coriander
  • tspcayenne pepper
  • 24jumboshrimp
  • 2tbspcanola oil
  • 3largeyellow heirloom tomatoes
  • 1smallred onion


  1. In a blender, puree the ⅓ cup of basil leaves with the olive oil until smooth. Season the oil with salt and black pepper. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan.

  2. In a small bowl, mix the sweet smoked paprika with the pure ancho chile powder, light brown sugar, cumin, coriander, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Brush the shrimp with the canola oil and season all over with the spice mixture.

  3. Grill the shrimp over moderately high heat, turning once, until they are lightly charred and cooked through.

  4. Arrange the tomato and onion slices on a platter and drizzle with the basil oil. Top with the shrimp, garnish with the remaining basil leaves, and serve.


  • Calories: 80.33kcal
  • Fat: 5.38g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.72g
  • Fiber: 1.36g
  • Sugar: 2.54g
  • Protein: 4.11g
  • Cholesterol: 30.24mg
  • Sodium: 227.68mg
  • Calcium: 28.20mg
  • Potassium: 210.31mg
  • Iron: 0.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 62.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.67mg
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