25 min 3
Grilled Shrimp with Avocado Salad
This light but refreshing combination of grilled shrimp and avocado gets its inspiration from traditional dishes served on tropical islands. Remember, shrimp cook quickly and can be overcooked easily. Avocados are also delicate, and should be handled minimally before serving.
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt, divided
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
¼ cup chopped bell pepper
¼ cup chopped tomato
¼ cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice
Directions Preparing:20 minCooking:5 min
Step 1Heat a griddle over medium-high heat.
Step 2In a large bowl, combine the shrimp, olive oil, garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon of salt, and pepper. Mix until the shrimp are coated thoroughly.
Step 3In a medium bowl, mix together the avocado, bell pepper, tomato, onion, and lime juice. Sprinkle with the remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt. Set aside in the refrigerator.
Step 4Place the shrimp on the hot griddle, on their sides. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Flip, and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes. Remove the shrimp from the griddle.
Step 5Plate with the avocado salad to serve.
Nutrition Facts (per serving of 3:1)