Summer isn't quite over yet which means that I can still squeeze in some more salads, especially if they contain grilled meat like this chipotle lime grilled shrimp salad in cilantro lime dressing! I have been totally obsessed with grilled shrimp this summer including the chipotle lime grilled shrimp which has to be my favourite! I wanted to make the chipotle lime grilled shrimp at least once more and enjoying it in a salad with my newly minted cilantro lime vinaigrette seemed like a great way to go. I went for a simple salad using some more fresh summer produce including corn and tomatoes along with some avocados and black beans to get a nice mix of sweet, juicy and creamy. The cilantro lime vinaigrette and the chipotle lime shrimp go particularly well together in this salad but then again I think that the cilantro lime vinaigrette would go well on pretty much everything! This salad is definitely a great way to enjoy some of the amazing freshness of summer!
Doesn't the salad look so nice all assembled like that and then with the vibrant green cilantro lime dressing drizzled over it?
It tastes much better once it is all messed up and mixed together though! :)
Chipotle Lime Grilled Shrimp Salad in Cilantro Lime Dressing
A light salad with chipotle lime grilled shrimp, corn, tomato, black beans and avocado in a bright and tasty cilantro lime dressing.
- 1 pound chipotle lime grilled shrimp
- 6 cups lettuce (~1 head), sliced or torn
- 1 cup tomato, diced or sliced
- 1 large avocado, diced
- 1 cup corn (~2 ears), preferably grilled or charred
- 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1/4 cup green or red onion, sliced
- 1/4 cup cilantro lime vinaigrette
- crumbled cotija cheese to taste (optional)
- Assemble the salad, toss in dressing and enjoy!
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