Caribbean Shrimp and Nectarine Salad

Total Time
50mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
30 mins

This has a tangy lime dressing. Peaches or mango can be used instead of nectarines. Make sure they are ripe. Buy precooked shrimp to save time. Cook time is chilling time.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • DRESSING

  • 59.14 ml vegetable oil
  • 44.37 ml fresh lime juice
  • 1 piece fresh ginger, peeled (1 /2-inch)
  • 22.18 ml honey
  • 0.59 ml hot pepper sauce
  • SALAD

  • 453.59 g medium cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 nectarines, cut in thin wedges (2 3/4 cups)
  • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and sliced thin lengthwise
  • 118.29 ml red onion, thinly sliced
  • 236.59 ml fresh basil leaf, cut in thin strips
  • 946.36 ml spring greens (or your favorite lettuces)

Directions

  1. Process dressing ingredients in blender or food processor until ginger is finely chopped. Pour into a large salad bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except greens (or lettuce) and toss to mix and coat.
  3. Chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  4. Place greens (or lettuces) on chilled plates and top with chilled salad mixture.