Grilled Shrimp, Corn, and Black Bean Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 456.1
  • Total Fat: 18.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 213.0 mg
  • Sodium: 602.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.7 g
  • Protein: 38.4 g

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This is an oldie but goodie from Bon Appétit August 1996. This is an oldie but goodie from Bon Appétit August 1996.
Number of Servings: 4


    For dressing
    -5 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    -1/2 - 3/4 cup olive oil (try starting with 1/2 and mix with water)
    -6 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
    -1 1/2 tablespoons minced, seeded jalepeño chili (preferably red)
    -1 tablspoon ground cumin

    For salad
    -3 cups chopped seeded tomatoes
    -1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed, drained
    -1 cup chopped green onions
    -3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    -3/4 cup chopped red onion

    -6 cups shredded iceberg lettuce (about 1 head)
    -2 ears corn, husked
    -24 large shrimp (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled (tails left intact, deveined


Make Dressing:
Place lime juice in medium bowl. Gradually whisk in olive oil - starting with 1/2 C (and water). Mix in cilantro, jalepeño, and cumin. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Make Salad:
Combine tomatoes, beans, green onions, 3/4 cup cilantro and red onion in large bowl. (Dressing and salad can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Cover dressing and let stand at room temperature. Cover salad and refrigerate.)

Prepare barbeque (medium-high heat). Mix lettuce into salad. Pour 1/4 cup dressing into small bowl. Reserve remainder for salad. Brush corn with dressing from small bowl. Grill corn unril beginning to brown, turning often, about 5 minutes. Brush shrimp with dressing from small bowl and grill until opaque in center, turning occasionally, about 5 minutes.

Cut kernels from corn and add to salad. Toss salad with enough dressing to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Top with shrimp.

Makes 4 servings

If you're really feeling bad add one serving of Lime tortilla chips.

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