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Grapefruit Shrimp Salad Recipe

Grapefruit Shrimp Salad Recipe

Joanne Beaupre combines orange juice, red wine vinegar and Dijon mustard in the tangy dressing that perks up her seafood salad. "I had tried a similar salad at a restaurant," she writes from Manchester, Connecticut. "I adapted this version for a fun lunch to take to work. It always gets comments."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 head Bibb or Boston lettuce
  • 1 large grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • CITRUS VINAIGRETTE:
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Place lettuce on four serving plates. Arrange the grapefruit, avocado and shrimp over lettuce. In a small bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients. Drizzle over each salad. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 266 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 221 mg cholesterol, 445 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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