Jumbo Shrimp Salad

Jumbo Shrimp Salad is a delicious, easy and quick (22) minute recipe for a spicy seafood salad. Use it for a light lunch or dinner or as a side. Ingredients include: shrimp, baby arugula leaves, mango and red bell peppers with a spicy hot salad dressing, (dressing recipe included). This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) and vegetarian recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Jumbo Shrimp Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.jumbo-shrimp-salad

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 12 Minutes.
Total Time: 22 Minutes.


1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
8 jumbo-size shrimp, peeled, deveined
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1 jalapeno pepper, trimmed, seeded, thinly sliced
2 cups baby arugula leaves
1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced mango
1 pinch salt, or to taste
1 pinch ground black pepper, or to taste


1. Heat olive oil in a medium-size skillet over high heat. add shrimp and cook for 1 minute.

2. Stir in the lemon juice and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through. Using tongs, transfer shrimp to a plate. Add in vinegar, sweetener, crushed red pepper, and jalapeno; bring to a boil and cook for 4-5 minutes or until reduced by half. Remove from heat and set aside.

3. Place arugula, red bell pepper and mango in a large bowl; toss gently with some of the dressing and season to taste.

4. Divide arugula mixture among 4 serving plates 3/4 cup per plate; top each with two shrimp and drizzle evenly with the warm vinegar mixture.

Yield: 4 servings.
Serving Size: 3/4 cup salad + 2 shrimp per serving.

Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2

Calories: 120, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 105mg, Sodium: 220mg, Sugars: 6g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 12g

Original recipe and image from: Heartland Food Products Group, LLC. https://www.splenda.com/recipes/lemon-glazed-jumbo-shrimp-salad-recipe

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