Cilantro-Marinated Shrimp with Fruit

Toss together this heavenly mix of tender shrimp, tropical fruits and distinctive cilantro.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup balsamic vinegar
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons honey
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
lb cooked deveined peeled large shrimp (with tails left on)
1
medium avocado, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1
medium mango, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1
cup small fresh strawberries, halved
Fresh cilantro sprigs

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  • 1 In large nonmetal bowl, mix vinegar, oil, honey, lemon juice and salt. Stir in chopped cilantro. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to marinate.
  • 2 To serve, remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Arrange shrimp on large platter. Add avocado, mango and strawberries to marinade; toss to coat. Surround shrimp with avocado, mango and strawberries. Drizzle some of the reserved marinade over top; discard remaining marinade. Garnish with cilantro sprigs. Serve with decorative toothpicks or cocktail forks.
  • 1 In large nonmetal bowl, mix vinegar, oil, honey, lemon juice and salt. Stir in chopped cilantro. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to marinate.
  • 2 To serve, remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Arrange shrimp on large platter. Add avocado, mango and strawberries to marinade; toss to coat. Surround shrimp with avocado, mango and strawberries. Drizzle some of the reserved marinade over top; discard remaining marinade. Garnish with cilantro sprigs. Serve with decorative toothpicks or cocktail forks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Try cubed papaya, cantaloupe or honeydew in place of the mango.

The shrimp can be marinated up to eight hours ahead.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
145mg
145%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.