Tropical Shrimp Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing
Flavor-packed seared shrimp, sweet fruits, and healthy veggies make this salad so so so good!
2headschopped romaine lettuce
1cupdiced red bell pepper
1/4cupdiced red onion
2cupscubed fresh mangoes
2cupscubed fresh pineapple
1cupsweet mandarin oranges
1poundlarge shrimp(peeled and deveined)
Olive oil (for pan)
Ground black pepper to taste
Orange Poppy Seed Dressing
1/2cupextra virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 orange(about 1/2 cup)
Salt and pepper to taste
Shrimp: Toss and combine shrimp and shrimp marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let sit in refrigerator for 20 minutes. Then, heat a large non-stick pan with olive oil, and cook shrimp about 2 minutes per side, until cooked through. Set aside.
Orange Poppy Seed Dressing: Combine all dressing ingredients in a mason jar, and shake vigorously until well-combined.
Assemble the salad: In a large salad bowl, toss together the lettuce, red bell peppers, red onion, mangoes, pineapple, mandarin oranges, avocado, and shrimp. Drizzle with some Orange Poppy Seed Dressing, to taste. Serve immediately. Enjoy!