Tangy Grilled Shrimp with Jicama Salad

Eating one salad won't make you healthy, just as eating one dessert won't make you fat. But by consistently adding more whole foods like lean protein, fruits, and veggies to your diet, it can make a big difference!


Fresh and tangy grilled shrimp salad is perfect for summer or anytime. Jicama is root vegetable which is low in calories and high in fiber & vitamin C. It's refreshing, crisp, and can be eaten raw, like in this salad!


Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 10 min


Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Jumbo shrimp

  • 1 jicama

  • 1 cucumber

  • 1 red bell pepper

  • 1/2 red onion

  • 1/4 cup cilantro


For the dressing:

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil

  • 2 limes, juiced

  • 1 tsp lime zest

  • 1 tbsp. honey

  • 1 tsp chopped garlic

  • Red pepper flakes to taste

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions:

  1. Toss raw shrimp with 1 tbsp. olive oil, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper then grill until fully cooked through.

  2. Cut jicama, cucumber and bell pepper into thin matchstick like pieces. Chop onion and cilantro and put everything in a bowl.

  3. Mix dressing ingredients together and add to vegetables, then toss gently.

  4. Serve grilled shrimp over salad either room temperature or chilled. Enjoy!


Notes:

Calories: 250

Protein: 10g

Carbs: 10g

Fat: 11g






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