Spinach Salad with Grilled Shrimp

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Spinach Salad with Grilled Shrimp

Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folate, plus rich in vitamins and minerals helping to maintain healthy skin, hair and strong bones. This dark, leafy veggie is one of the best sources of dietary potassium and magnesium – packing an impressive 840 milligrams of potassium and 106 milligrams of magnesium per cup. No wonder it was Popeye’s favorite super-food!

Pair with grilled shrimp, this super easy and healthy recipe just may become your new summer backyard favorite.

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Spinach Salad with Grilled Shrimp
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Servings6servings
Prep Time15minutes
Cook Time3minutes (or until done)
Ingredients
  • Dressing
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
  • Shrimp
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tso grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 gloves minced garlic
  • 2 lbs large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • Salad
  • 8 cups baby spinach (about 8 ounces)
  • 2 cups thinly sliced shiitake mushroom caps (about 4 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
Servings6servings
Prep Time15minutes
Cook Time3minutes (or until done)
Ingredients
  • Dressing
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
  • Shrimp
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tso grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 gloves minced garlic
  • 2 lbs large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • Salad
  • 8 cups baby spinach (about 8 ounces)
  • 2 cups thinly sliced shiitake mushroom caps (about 4 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
Recipe Instructions
  1. Prepare grill.
  2. Dressing: Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk. Set aside.
  3. Shrimp: Combine 2 teaspoons olive oil and next 6 ingredients (through shrimp) in a large bowl; toss well. Thread about 5 shrimp onto each of 6 (8-inch) skewers. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes or until done.
  4. Salad: Add spinach, mushrooms, and onion to vinegar mixture; toss gently to coat.
  5. Serve with shrimp skewers.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories 181
  • Calories from fat 29%
  • Fat 5.9g
  • Sat fat 0.9g
  • Mono fat 3g
  • Poly fat 1.2g
  • Protein 24.8g
  • Carbohydrate 6.9g
  • Fiber 1.3g
  • Cholesterol 172mg
  • Iron 3.9mg
  • Sodium 478mg
  • Calcium 96mg

Adapted from MyRecipes.com

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