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Citrus Shrimp Salad Recipe

Citrus Shrimp Salad Recipe

"I first tasted this refreshing salad at a gathering I attended with my sister," recalls Nancy Rollag of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. "I pestered her until she got me a copy of the recipe."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
  • 2 pounds cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 cups torn romaine
  • 2 cups pink grapefruit sections (about 2 large)
  • 2 navel orange sections (3 to 4 large)

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk together the first eight ingredients in the order listed. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Let stand for 15-30 minutes. Drain, reserving the marinade.
  • 2. Arrange romaine on a serving platter or individual plates; top with shrimp, grapefruit and oranges. Drizzle with reserved marinade. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 270 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 173 mg cholesterol, 350 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.