Blackened Shrimp Salad

A Mexican shrimp salad that's a cinch to prepare at home.

Blackened Shrimp Salad
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Here is a Mexican-inspired shrimp bowl that is ideal for after a workout. Think of it as a healthy, at-home Chipotle bowl, but with shrimp.

Recipe and photo courtesy Taylor Kiser at Food, Faith, Fitness.

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Prep time

10 min.

Cook time

5 min.

  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 12 large shrimp, deveined, tails removed
  • 1-2 tsp blackening seasoning (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • 4 cups spring mix (or your favorite lettuce)
  • 1/4 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup grilled corn
  • 1/4 cup fresh salsa
  • lime wedges for serving, if desired

Add olive oil to a large skillet, and heat. Sprinkle shrimp with blackening seasoning.

Sauté until fully cooked, 3-4 minutes or until opaque.

To assemble the salad, fill two bowls with mixed greens. Top with cooked shrimp, black beans, salsa, corn, and lime wedges, if desired.

Serve immediately with a drizzle of sour cream, ranch, or my Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing.