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Nutritious Shrimp And Avocado Salad Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A healthy choice, shrimp and avocado salad.Wonderful when entertaining.

Ingredients

Serves 4

20 medium-large shelled shrimp
1 Tablespoon coconut oil
2 avocados, peeled, and cut into cubes
20 cherry tomatoes
A sprig or parsley or cilantro chopped fine
4-6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped

Dressing:

2 Tablespoon virgin olive oil or grapeseed oil
4 teaspoons lime juice
1 small to medium garlic clove, crushed
2 teaspoon honey
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Prepare the salad dressing by mixing together oil, lime juice, crushed garlic, honey, salt and pepper with a fork and set aside.

Stir in the chopped cilantro.

Clean, de-veined and remove the tails off the shrimp.

Arrange the chopped lettuce onto each individual plate.

Heat a medium saucepan and add coconut oil. When the oil has melted, add the shrimp and let cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until the meat is no longer translucent. Remove from heat and place onto salad.

Add the chopped tomatoes, avocado chunks, and salad dressing.

Nutrition Highlights:

High protein, high MUFAs, low glycemic index, rich in Vitamin C and Iron

Per serving (*includes dressing): 35g Protein, 118g Carbohydrate (33g Fiber),

24g Fat (12g MUFA, 2g PUFA), 786 calories

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