Shrimp, Grapefruit, and Avocado Salad

Shrimp, Grapefruit, and Avocado Salad


  • 1 1/2 cups red grapefruit sections (about 2 grapefruits)
  • 3/4 pound large shrimp, cooked, peeled, and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grapefruit juice
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cups slivered romaine lettuce hearts
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cubed (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives


  1. Combine grapefruit sections and shrimp in a medium bowl, and set aside. In a small bowl, whisk together grapefruit juice, oil, salt, pepper, and sugar.

  2. Place the lettuce in a large bowl, and drizzle with dressing, tossing gently to coat; divide among 4 plates. Divide shrimp mixture, avocado, and chives among salads.

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 224
Fat per serving: 11g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Protein per serving: 20g
Carbohydrate per serving: 14g
Fiber per serving: 5g
Cholesterol per serving: 166mg
Iron per serving: 4mg
Sodium per serving: 341mg
Calcium per serving: 71mg