Seared Shrimp Salad with Avocado Recipe

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Ivan
Ivan January 4, 2021
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How To Make Seared Shrimp Salad with Avocado

This bowl of hearty shrimp salad is made with seared shrimp, chickpeas, and avocados in a bed of mesclun greens. It’s a surefire way to enjoy salads!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½lbargentine shrimp,private selection, frozen
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1garlic,minced
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • pepper,to taste
  • 1tsplemon zest
  • 4cupsmesclun greens
  • ½cupquinoa,cooked
  • ½cupcherry tomato,halved
  • ½cupavocado,diced
  • ¼cupchickpeas,roasted
  • 2tbspscallions,sliced, white part only

For Vinaigrette:

  • 1tbspshallot
  • 2tbspapple cider vinegar
  • 1tbsphoney
  • 2tbspdijon mustard
  • kosher salt,to taste
  • pepper,to taste
  • ½cupolive oil

Instructions

Shrimp:

  1. Add the shrimp to a mesh strainer set in a bowl of cool water, then let it sit for about 10 minutes to defrost.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the defrosted shrimp, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and lemon zest. Toss until the shrimp are well coated.

  3. Heat a medium pan over medium heat. Add the shrimp to the pan, then cook for about 1 minute on each side, until pink, opaque, and firm.

  4. Remove from the pan, and set aside to cool.

Vinaigrette:

  1. In a liquid measuring cup, combine the shallot, vinegar, honey, mustard, salt, and pepper.

  2. Whisk until fully incorporated. While whisking, slowly stream in the olive oil until completely emulsified.

To Assemble:

  1. Add the mesclun greens to a large bowl.

  2. Top with the cooked shrimp, quinoa, cherry tomatoes, avocado, chickpeas, and green onions.

  3. Drizzle with the vinaigrette, then toss to combine.

  4. Serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 721.39kcal
  • Fat: 52.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.32g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 36.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.27g
  • Fiber: 8.02g
  • Sugar: 9.45g
  • Protein: 20.39g
  • Cholesterol: 95.25mg
  • Sodium: 727.75mg
  • Calcium: 122.81mg
  • Potassium: 755.44mg
  • Iron: 3.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 236.25µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.02mg
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