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    Mexican Shrimp & Spinach Salad

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    43 mins

    40 mins

    3 mins

    Tish's Note:

    This is a colorful salad, wonderful for it's dynamic dressing.

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    Ingredients:

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    Dressing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In boiling water, cook shrimp until just pink, about 3 minutes.
    2. 2
      Drain and set aside.
    3. 3
      Slice the avocado lengthwise around the center and remove the pit.
    4. 4
      Without cutting through the peel, slice through the flesh of each avocado half, first crosswise int 1/4" slices then lengthwise in half.
    5. 5
      Scoop the avocado slices away from the peel with a large spoon.
    6. 6
      Cut the tomato through the stem end into quarters and then cut each quarter into 1/4" slices.
    7. 7
      Peel the 1/2 cucumber, slice it in half lengthwise, remove the seeds with a spoon.
    8. 8
      Cut each section lengthwise into quarters and then crosswise into 1/4" slices.
    9. 9
      Arrange the spinach on a serving platter.
    10. 10
      Arrange the avocado, tomato and cucumber slices on top of the bed of spinach.
    11. 11
      Top the salad with the shrimp and scallions.
    12. 12
      Combine the oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno, and thyme in a blender for 30 seconds.
    13. 13
      Add salt and pepper to taste and transfer to a cruet or small bowl.
    14. 14
      Serve the dressing on the side of salad.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 13, 2002

      55

      This is yummy and the dressing ohhhhh soooooo gooood just the right amount of spice but not over powering. actually I made more of the dressing gonna try it on potato salad

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Shrimp & Spinach Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (346 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 463.2
     
    Calories from Fat 323
    69%
    Total Fat 35.9 g
    55%
    Saturated Fat 5.1 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 220.8 mg
    73%
    Sodium 293.7 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.4 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 5.3 g
    21%
    Sugars 2.9 g
    11%
    Protein 26.7 g
    53%

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