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!
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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