Grilled Peach Avocado Chipotle Shrimp Salad with dressing
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 Avocado, Grilled Peach and Chipotle Shrimp Salad with Bacon

This Avocado, Grilled Peach and Chipotle Shrimp Salad combines grilled sweet peaches, creamy avocado, spicy shrimp and smoky bacon, all on a bed of garden fresh greens. Topped with a peach dressing, this makes a complete dinner salad.
Course Entrée/Main / Salad
Cuisine American, Canadian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 523kcal
Author Flavour & Savour

Ingredients

  • 16 large shrimp or prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 small avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 medium peaches, sliced
  • 2 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked (hormone-free, nitrate-free)
  • 4 cups fresh mixed greens,
  • 1 slice red onion,
  • basil, cress or parsley, for garnish
  • black sesame seeds, for garnish

Sweet Peach Dressing

  • 1/2 ripe peach
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice or champagne vinegar
  • 2 tsp honey, optional if peach is very ripe and sweet

Shrimp Marinade

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tsp lemon zest, finely grated
  • 1 tsp lime zest, finely grated
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1/2 tsp ground chipotle pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

Sweet Peach Dressing

  • Blend all ingredients in a mini food processor or blender until smooth.

Salad

  • Soak wooden skewers in water.
  • Cook bacon, drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, wash and arrange fresh greens (like romaine, arugula, or other lettuce) in a large serving platter or shallow bowl.
  • Toss peeled shrimp with chipotle marinade. Thread shrimp on soaked skewers and grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until no longer pink inside. Remove.
    Marinating Shrimp for Peach and Chipotle Shrimp Salad
  • Slice peaches, remove pit. Grill on indoor or outdoor grill just until grill marks form. Turn and grill other side.  Peach slices should still be firm.
  • Slice avocado. 
  • Arrange peaches, avocado, shrimp and crumbled bacon with fresh greens. Garnish with red onion slices, fresh basil or cress or parsley and sprinkle with black sesame seeds. Drizzle with Sweet Peach Dressing and serve immediately.
    Grilled Peach Avocado Chipotle Shrimp Salad with dressing

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Notes

You will not need all the dressing, so save it for another green salad. The calorie count includes all the dressing, so the count is a little high.

Nutrition

Calories: 523kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 476mg | Potassium: 954mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1745IU | Vitamin C: 43.2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.5mg