Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Pineapple and Honeydew Salad with Mustard and Lime Marinated Shrimp

Get five fruit and veggie servings with this salad!

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date: June 07, 2007

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Extra Time: 1 hrs (for refrigeration)

Ingredients:

    1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
    1/2 cup minced sweet onion
    3 Tbsp honey mustard
    2 Tbsp lime juice
    2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp black pepper (or white pepper)
    1/3 lb large shrimp, peeled, deveined, cooked with tails left on
    8 cup mixed baby salad greens
    1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges
    1/2 honeydew melon, peeled, seeded, cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges
    1/2 English cucumber, thined sliced diagonally

Directions:

    In small bowl, whisk together pineapple juice, onion, mustard, lime juice, mint, salt and black pepper.

    Place shrimp in another bowl; add 1/4 cup of the marinade and toss to coat shrimp. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Reserve remaining marinade.

    To serve, place bed of greens on each of 4 plates. Arrange pineapple, honeydew melon and cucumber on top of greens. Top with shrimp and drizzle salads with remaining marinade. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:176 cals
Kilojoules:737 kJ
Fat:1.0 g
Carbohydrates:33.5 g
Protein:11.0 g
Cholesterol:72.0 mg
Sodium:540 mg
Saturated Fat:0.2 g
Fiber:3.4 g
Calcium:114.0 mg
Total Sugars:24.0 g

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