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Shrimp Avocado Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
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Shrimp Avocado Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Shrimp avocado salad with green goddess dressing is topped with zesty radishes and bright oranges for a dish that's high-protein, dairy-free, and delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salads & Dressings
Cuisine: American
Keyword: classic recipe, dairy-free, shrimp avocado salad, shrimp salad
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 449kcal
Author: Diabetic Foodie

Ingredients

GREEN GODDESS DRESSING

  • 2 oranges
  • ½ cup parsley
  • 2 scallions (roughly chopped)
  • ¼ cup canned unsweetened coconut cream
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (divided)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

SALAD

  • pounds large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 12 cups salad greens
  • 1 avocado (chopped)
  • ¼ cup unsalted cashews (toasted and roughly chopped)
  • 4 radishes (thinly sliced)

Instructions

  • Peel the oranges, separate into slices, then set aside.
  • In a blender, combine the parsley, scallions, coconut cream, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt, and a few grinds of pepper. Purée until smooth, then set aside.
  • Season the shrimp with a few grinds of pepper. Heat a wok over medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Once hot, add half of the shrimp and stir-fry until opaque, about 2 minutes. Remove to a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Repeat with the remaining shrimp and tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Add the salad greens to a large bowl and toss with some of the dressing.
  • Divide the greens between 4 serving plates. Add the orange slices, avocado, cashews, radishes, and shrimp. Serve with the remaining dressing.

Notes

This recipe is for 4 servings of salad.
To save time, you can prepare the dressing ahead of time and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
This salad is best served immediately. If you have any leftover, store in an airtight container in the refrigerator and eat within a day.

Nutrition

Serving: 1salad | Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 276mg | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg | Net carbs: 13g