SHRIMP 'N' SCALLOPS TROPICAL SALAD

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A fruity dressing zip drapes this zippy salad from Jackie Pressinger of Stuart, Florida. Served on a bed of greens, the scrumptious combination of grilled seafood, veggies and macadamia nuts is the perfect way to celebrate a special summer occasion.

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Lunch

Time 40m

Yield 2 servings.

Number Of Ingredients 18

2 tablespoons diced peeled mango
1 tablespoon diced fresh pineapple
1-1/2 teaspoons mango chutney
1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
3/4 teaspoon lime juice
Dash salt
Dash crushed red pepper flakes
3 cups torn Bibb or Boston lettuce
1 cup chopped peeled cucumber
1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons canola oil
1-1/2 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
6 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
6 sea scallops, halved

Steps:

  • Place the first 8 ingredients in a blender. Cover and process until blended; set aside. Divide the lettuce, cucumber, avocado, nuts, onion and cilantro between 2 serving plates. , In a small bowl, combine oil and jerk seasoning. Thread shrimp and scallops onto 2 metal or soaked wooden skewers; brush with oil mixture. , Grill skewers, covered, over medium heat until shrimp turn pink and scallops are firm and opaque, 2-3 minutes on each side. Place on salads; drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 413 calories, Fat 32g fat (4g saturated fat), Cholesterol 96mg cholesterol, Sodium 523mg sodium, Carbohydrate 16g carbohydrate (6g sugars, Fiber 5g fiber), Protein 19g protein.

Top Asked Questions

How to cook scallops with shrimp?
Put the shrimp, celery, bay leaf, garlic, salt and pepper in a saucepan. Add water to cover. Bring to the boil and remove from the heat. Let stand. Put the scallops in a saucepan and add three-quarters of a cup of the liquid in which the shrimp cooked. Bring to the boil and let simmer one minute. Remove from the heat and let stand briefly. Drain.
How to make taco sauce with scallops and shrimps?
Add the scallops and shrimps, reduce the heat and poach gently for about 2 minutes. Drain well and chill at least 30 minutes, or up to overnight. Stir together the onion, tomatoes, lime juice, cilantro, serrano chili, and olive oil in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add the scallops and shrimps to the sauce and stir gently to combine.
How long does it take to make shrimp and scallop crepes?
Here scallops and shrimp are paired with asparagus, mushrooms, onion, lemon juice, and seasonings. Plus, it all comes together in just 25 minutes. Dessert crepes are great and all, but these savory shrimp and scallop crepes are a "seafood lover's dream," according to recipe creator and Allrecipes Allstar lutzflcat .
How do you cook shrimp and avocado in a sauce?
Stir together the onion, tomatoes, lime juice, cilantro, serrano chili, and olive oil in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add the scallops and shrimps to the sauce and stir gently to combine. Divide among 4 avocado shells.

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