Avocado Mango Salad with Grilled Shrimp

Avocado Mango Salad with Grilled Shrimp

Recipe: Avocado Mango Salad with Grilled Shrimp


  • 2 pounds large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 Hass avocados, pitted, peeled & cubed
  • 1 mango, peeled and diced
  • Lime wedges, for serving


  • 1 mango, peeled and finely diced (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 1 Scotch bonnet or habanero chile, seeded & diced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat gas grill to high.
  2. Make the dressing: Combine all dressing ingredients (except oil) in a blender and blend until smooth. While blender is running, remove lid and pour in oil in a steady stream. Continue blending for several seconds, then remove and set aside.
  3. Prepare the shrimp: Rinse shrimp and pat dry with a papertowel. Add about 1/3 cup of dressing and toss to coat. Let sit for 15 to 20 minutes. String onto wooden or metal skewars for grilling. Grill over high heat for about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove from grill, let cool, them remove from skewars.
  4. In a large bowl, combine mango, avocado and grilled shrimp. Add dressing to taste; toss lightly and serve.

Photo and Recipe credit: janedeere on opensourcefood / CC BY-SA

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