Thursday, July 17, 2008

Caribbean Shrimp Salad

1 10-ounce pkg lettuce mix
1 lb medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, and cooked
1 15-oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup fresh or canned pineapple chunks
1 red bell pepper, diced
4 tbl shredded coconut

1/2 c. lime juice
1/2 c. honey
2 tbl canola oil
2 tbl minced onion
2 tbl chopped fresh cilantro
2 tsp Caribbean seasoning

Caribbean seasoning:
1 tbl onion powder
1 tbl dry mustard
2 tsp allspice
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp salt

Place dressing ingredients in small food processor bowl and process until smooth.

In medium bowl, toss shrimp, beans, pineapple, red bell pepper, and coconut with half of the dressing, set aside. Reserve rest of dressing.

Arrange lettuce on 4 plates. Mound shrimp mixture onto lettuce. Drizzle salads with the rest of the dressing.

4 servings

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