Shrimp and Avocado Salad With Crispy Tortillas
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 6 corn tortillas, sliced into strips
- 5 tablespoons olive oil
- kosher salt and black pepper
- 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 2 romaine hearts, thinly sliced (about 5 cups)
- 1/4 small cabbage, thinly sliced (about 3 cups)
- 1 avocado, sliced
- 1/4 cup roasted pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds)
- Heat oven to 400° F. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the tortilla strips with 1 tablespoon of the oil and ¼ teaspoon salt. Spread in a single layer and bake, tossing once, until golden and crisp, 7 to 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss the shrimp with the cumin and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon of the remaining oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the shrimp until golden and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
- In a large bowl, combine the orange and lime juices with the remaining 3 tablespoons of oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add the romaine, cabbage, avocado, and shrimp and toss to combine. Serve the salad topped with the tortilla strips and pepitas.
- Per Serving
- Calories 588
- Fat 34g
- Sat Fat 5g
- Cholesterol 259mg
- Sodium 768mg
- Protein 44g
- Carbohydrate 31g
- Sugar 2g
- Fiber 8g
- Iron 8mg
- Calcium 182mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Too tired to cook? Use crushed tortilla chips instead of baking the tortillas, and swap in pre-cooked shrimp for raw (put the cumin in the dressing instead of on the shrimp).