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Grilled Shrimp with Cantaloupe Avocado Salsa

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Grilled Shrimp with Cantaloupe Avocado Salsa
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Grilled Shrimp with Cantaloupe Avocado Salsa
En Español

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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes

Savory sweet salsa featuring cantaloupe and avocado is the perfect complement to grilled shrimp.

Ingredients

For the salsa:
  • 1 lime (divided 1/2 for salsa, 1/2 for garnish)
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 2 cups diced cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onions
  • 1 cup unsalted canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
For the shrimp:
  • 1 pound large or jumbo shrimp, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 clove diced garlic
  • 4 bamboo skewers

Directions

  1. Preheat grill.
     
  2. Slice lime in half. In a small bowl, squeeze juice from one half of lime; reserve other half for garnish.
     
  3. Add remaining salsa ingredients and gently mix.
     
  4. Peel shrimp, leaving tails on.
     
  5. Skewer shrimp on bamboo skewers.
     
  6. In a small dish mix together canola oil and garlic. Coat shrimp with oil-garlic mix.
     
  7. Grill 4-5 minutes or until cooked.
     
  8. To serve, top shrimp with salsa, garnish with lime wedges.

Notes

Serve with 8 oz non-fat milk and brown rice.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 241
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 141 mg
Sodium 856 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 97 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 663 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 241
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.4 g
Omega 3 - EPA 90 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 94 mg
Cholesterol 141 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 20 g
Minerals
Calcium 97 mg
Potassium 663 mg
Sodium 856 mg
Copper 372 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 62 mg
Phosphorus 289 mg
Selenium 34 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 200 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 1.1 mcg
Vitamin C 40 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 15 mcg
Folate 90 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 113 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/2 cups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Protein Foods
2 1/2 ounces