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Barbecued Shrimp Salad

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Barbecued Shrimp Salad
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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For a no-fuss fabulous dinner, try this main-dish salad featuring grilled shrimp, corn and more. It's ready in 20 minutes!
Updated Oct 18, 2016

Ingredients

Creamy Dressing

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon blackened fish seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Salad

  • 1/2 cup frozen corn (from 12-oz bag)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 teaspoon blackened fish seasoning
  • 1 1/2 lb uncooked extra-large shrimp, thawed if frozen, peeled, deveined
  • 8 cups bite-size pieces mixed salad greens
  • 1 medium red or orange bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup onion- and garlic-flavored croutons

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving. Cook corn as directed on bag. Rinse with cold water; drain and set aside.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix butter and 1 teaspoon blackened fish seasoning. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Place shrimp on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 to 6 minutes, turning once and brushing with any remaining butter mixture, until shrimp are pink.
  • 3
    On serving platter or 4 plates, arrange salad greens. Top with bell pepper, avocado, corn and croutons. Arrange shrimp on top. Serve with dressing.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cajun or Creole seasoning can be substituted for the blackened fish seasoning.

Nutrition

500 Calories, 35g Total Fat, 31g Protein, 16g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
310
Total Fat
35g
53%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
290mg
97%
Sodium
680mg
29%
Potassium
970mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
5g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%
120%
Vitamin C
140%
140%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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