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Grilled Shrimp and Avocado Salad – Summertime dinner

It's grilling time and this Grilled Shrimp and Avocado Salad is a perfect choice for the grill.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

MARINADE

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

SALAD DRESSING

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

SALAD

  • lettuce of your choice (I used a mixture of arugula and baby spinach)
  • pint of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 ripe avocados, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped

Instructions

  • Prepare the marinade by whisking all the ingredients in a bowl. Pour over shrimp and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  • Prepare the grill or heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill the shrimp until cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.
  • Prepare the salad dressing by whisking the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Place the lettuce, tomatoes, avocado slices and red onion in a serving bowl and pour the dressing over the top. Toss the salad and top with grilled shrimp.