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    Shrimp Taco Salad

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    ciao's Note:

    This is a recipe I got from a magazine. It is, without a doubt, the best salad I've ever had! Maybe some of you will think so, too! It looks like alot of ingredients, but it's so quick and easy to throw together! My husband requests this ALL THE TIME! The dressing is really a nice mix, too.

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    1. 1
      Remove shrimp tails.
    2. 2
      Place shrimp in bowl, sprinkle with half of the taco seasoning.
    3. 3
      Set aside.
    4. 4
      In another bowl, combine 1/2 cup
    5. 5
      oil, onion, vinegar, (I usually use the cider) red pepper, garlic, coriander and sugar: set aside.
    6. 6
      This will be your salad dressing.
    7. 7
      In a skillet, fry tortlla strips in remaining oil, drain on paper towels.
    8. 8
      Sprinkle with remaining taco seasoning.
    9. 9
      In same skillet, saute shrimp for a few minutes or until pink. (don't overcook)
    10. 10
      In a large bowl, mix greens, tomato, beans, shrimp, and tortilla strips.
    11. 11
      Drizzle dressing all over the mix.
    12. 12
      Sprinkle with cheese and toss.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 06, 2002


      This was a really interesting, easy to make salad and just perfect for a hot summer day with enough left over for lunch. I used reduced sodium taco seasoning mix and beans to try to lower the sodium in the salad and used green bell peppers instead of red. Although next time I may add more vegetables (maybe zucchini or other summer squash) this was a great out-of-the-ordinary type of salad.

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    • on January 28, 2004


      She's right! It's a lot easier that it looks! I used red wine vinegar in the dressing and it was wonderful. We LOVED the kicky taste of the shrimp! I plan on making this one a lot this summer! Thanks Leeannr!! :-)

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    • on April 19, 2004


      Leeannr..made this for dinner tonight for DH and myself, what a big hit, it was fantastic.... DH says he wants this at least once a week...the shrimp had such a wonderful flavor, and it was not that hard to put together, the only thing I changed was, I did not have any black beans, so I used chick peas instead, and I added just a little fresh minced garlic to the dressing...I would highly recommend this salad, it is worth making, I am looking forward to making this again very soon....delicious! thanks so much for posting Leeannr...KC :-)

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp Taco Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (259 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 737.9
    Calories from Fat 506
    Total Fat 56.2 g
    Saturated Fat 16.1 g
    Cholesterol 193.5 mg
    Sodium 973.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 24.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
    Sugars 2.9 g
    Protein 35.3 g

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    taco seasoning

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