Shrimp ‘n’ Scallops Tropical Salad

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. Cook: 5 min.


2 servings

Updated: Aug. 09, 2022
A fruity dressing zip drapes this zippy salad. Served on a bed of greens, the scrumptious combination of grilled seafood, veggies and macadamia nuts is the perfect way to celebrate a special summer occasion.
Shrimp 'n' Scallops Tropical Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons diced peeled mango
  • 1 tablespoon diced fresh pineapple
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons mango chutney
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon lime juice
  • Dash salt
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 cups torn Bibb or Boston lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 6 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 sea scallops, halved


  1. Place the first 8 ingredients in a blender. Cover and process until blended. Divide the lettuce, cucumber, avocado, nuts, onion and cilantro between 2 serving plates.
  2. In a small bowl, combine oil and jerk seasoning. Thread shrimp and scallops onto 2 metal or soaked wooden skewers; brush with oil mixture.
  3. Grill skewers, covered, over medium heat until shrimp turn pink and scallops are firm and opaque, 2-3 minutes on each side. Place on salads; drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition Facts

1 salad: 413 calories, 32g fat (4g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 523mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 19g protein.