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On the Border Shrimp Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 1 hr. 10 min.
This colorful shrimp, black bean, and corn salad looks like delicious confetti on the plate. Perfect for potlucks and barbecues.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 8 3/4-ounce can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • sliced avocado, garnish
  • Red Wine Dressing1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients, except avocado and dressing; refrigerate for one hour. Serve with Red Wine Vinegar Dressing. Garnish with avocado slices.
  • Red Wine DressingIn a small bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Pour over shrimp mixture.
  • Yield: 1/2 cup.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Note: Get your healthy dose of omega-3 fats in this light & delicious recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 489
  Calories from Fat 210 (43%)
(37%)Total Fat 24g
(19%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
(57%)Cholesterol 172mg
(31%)Sodium 754mg
(28%)Potassium 968mg
Total Carbohydrate 39g
(52%)Dietary Fiber 13g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(67%)Protein 33g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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