Shrimp Salad with Scallion Dressing

Shrimp, greens, cucumber, and tomatoes highlight this colorful and delicious salad drizzled with a tasty scallion dressing.

Shrimp Salad with Scallion Dressing
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Chill 1 hr Cook 6 mins

Ingredients

Scallion Dressing:
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Salad:
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups mixed baby salad greens
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced

Make It

Scallion Dressing:

1. Combine scallions, broth, olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt, cumin and pepper in a blender and process until smooth.

Salad:

2. Combine lemon zest, garlic, olive oil and pepper in a resealable plastic food-storage bag. Add shrimp and toss to coat evenly. Seal and refrigerate 1 hour.

3. Remove shrimp from marinade. Coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add shrimp and cook over medium-high heat for 6 minutes or until cooked through, turning occasionally. Sprinkle with the salt.

4. Arrange greens, tomatoes and cucumber on a large platter and toss with 3 tablespoons of the Scallion Dressing. Top with shrimp. Drizzle with more dressing and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 207, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 172, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 9, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 24, sodium (mg): 482, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.