Monday, December 5, 2011

Shrimp, Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

serves 8 ( 4 points +) or serve as a main dish for four ( 4 servings= 8 points+)

  • 2-½ T. olive oil, divided
  • 12 oz. peeled and deveined shrimp
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 5 oz. mixed greens
  • 1 peeled and sliced avocado

Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add ½ T. oil and swirl to coat. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper Add shrimp to pan and cook until done, stirring frequently ( about 3 minutes). Remove and keep warm.
Peel and section grapefruit over a bowl. Reserve 3 T. grapefruit juice. Combine juice with remaining 2 T. olive oil, salt and pepper to taste and brown sugar. Pour over lettuce and toss to coat. Place equal amounts of lettuce on plates. Top with equal amounts of shrimp, avocado and grapefruit.

adapted from Cooking Light

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