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Cilantro-Marinated Shrimp with Fruit

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Cilantro-Marinated Shrimp with Fruit
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12
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Toss together this heavenly mix of tender shrimp, tropical fruits and distinctive cilantro.
Updated Feb 24, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 lb cooked deveined peeled large shrimp (with tails left on)
  • 1 medium avocado, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1 medium mango, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1 cup small fresh strawberries, halved
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs

Steps

  • 1
    In large nonmetal bowl, mix vinegar, oil, honey, lemon juice and salt. Stir in chopped cilantro. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to marinate.
  • 2
    To serve, remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Arrange shrimp on large platter. Add avocado, mango and strawberries to marinade; toss to coat. Surround shrimp with avocado, mango and strawberries. Drizzle some of the reserved marinade over top; discard remaining marinade. Garnish with cilantro sprigs. Serve with decorative toothpicks or cocktail forks.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Try cubed papaya, cantaloupe or honeydew in place of the mango.
  • tip 2
    The shrimp can be marinated up to eight hours ahead.

Nutrition

140 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
145mg
49%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
5g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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