Shrimp Salad with Crispy Chorizo and Almonds

Shrimp Salad With Crispy Chorizo And Almonds Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


Found this in a magazine and wanted to figure out the Weight Watchers points. (7)
Can pare off a point by using turkey chorizo and fewer almonds.


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2 oz
chorizo, mild, hot or turkey
1/4 c
almonds, roasted and chopped
1 lb
shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
scallions, thinly sliced
1 pt
cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
seedless cucumber
5 oz
package mixed greens

How to Make Shrimp Salad with Crispy Chorizo and Almonds


  • 1In a large cast-iron skillet, brown and crumble chorizo until crisp. Remove to bowl with slotted spoon and toss with almonds.
  • 2Season shrimp with salt and pepper, increase heat to medium-high. Cook shrimp about 2 - 3 minutes per side until opaque. Transfer to plate
  • 3In a large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar and about 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper. Add scallions, tomatoes and cucumbers, toss to coat. Gently toss in greens.
  • 4Top with shrimp and sprinkle with chorizo/almond mixture.

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About Shrimp Salad with Crispy Chorizo and Almonds

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #lower calorie

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