Caribbean Shrimp & Nectarine Salad

Caribbean Shrimp & Nectarine Salad

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A great salad for those dog days of summer. This has a tangy lime dressing. Peaches or mango can be used instead of nectarines. Make sure they are ripe. Buy precooked shrimp to save time. Cook time is chilling time. Chill plates before serving.


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20 Min
30 Min



  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • ·
    1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    tabasco sauce

  • 1 lb
    cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2
    ripe nectarines, cut into this wedges
  • 1
    ripe avocado, seeded, peeled and sliced thin lengthwise
  • 1/2 small
    red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    fresh basil, cut into thin strips
  • 4 c
    salad greens

How to Make Caribbean Shrimp & Nectarine Salad


  1. Process dressing ingredients in blender or food processor until ginger is finely chopped. Pour into a large salad bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except greens and toss to mix and coat.
  3. Chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  4. Place greens on chilled plates and top with chilled salad mixture.

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About Caribbean Shrimp & Nectarine Salad

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtag: #Nectarines

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