Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Quinoa Salad

Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Quinoa Salad
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Quinoa, shrimp, and chickpeas pack a triple punch of protein in this tasty summer dish of Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Quinoa Salad
Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Quinoa Salad
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Quinoa, shrimp, and chickpeas pack a triple punch of protein in this tasty summer dish of Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Quinoa Salad
Servings
4servings
Servings
4servings
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, divided
  • 10 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin, divided
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 tsp Spanish smoked paprika
  • 4 cloves Garlic chopped and divided
  • 24 large shrimp peeled and de-veined (about 1 pound)
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup canned organic chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled avocado
  • 1 ounce feta cheese, crumbled
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, divided
  • 10 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin, divided
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 tsp Spanish smoked paprika
  • 4 cloves Garlic chopped and divided
  • 24 large shrimp peeled and de-veined (about 1 pound)
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup canned organic chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled avocado
  • 1 ounce feta cheese, crumbled
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
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Instructions
  1. Preheat grill to high heat
  2. Combine 2 TBSP lime juice, 1 TBSP olive oil, chili powder, 1/2 tsp cumin, black pepper, hot sauce, paprika, and 2 garlic cloves in a medium bowl
  3. Add shrimp to bowl, toss well
  4. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 miutes
  5. Rinse and drain quinoa
  6. Heat 1 tsp oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat
  7. Add onion to pan; saute 3 minutes
  8. Add remaining 2 garlic cloves and quinoa; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly
  9. Add 1 cup water; bring to a boil
  10. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 13 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Set aside to cool
  11. Combine remaining 2 TBSP lime juice, remaining 2 TBSP olive oil, remaining 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/4 tsp salt, and honey in a large bowl; stir with a whisk
  12. Add quinoa mixture, tomatoes, chickpeas, avocado and cheese; toss gently
  13. Remove shrimp from bowl; discard marinade
  14. Sprinkle shrimp with remaining 1/4 tsp salt
  15. Thread 3 shrimp onto each of 8 (6-inch) skewers
  16. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray
  17. Grill 2 minutes on each side or until done
  18. Divide quinoa mixture evenly among 4 plates
  19. Top each serving with 2 skewers
  20. Garnish with cilantro
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 149mg 50%
Sodium 526mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Protein 24g 48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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