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Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients

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  • 1 lb Shrimp shell removed and deveined
  • 2 Tbs Avocado Oil
  • 1 Tbs Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbs Garlic Powder
  • 2 cups cooked Quinoa
  • 1 10oz bag frozen Corn
  • 1 15oz can Black Beans
  • 1 1/2 cups diced Red Peppers
  • 1/2 cup chopped Shallots
  • 1/2 cup chopped Cilantro
  • 1/3 cup fresh Lime Juice (about 3 limes)
  • 1/4 cups Avocado Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook Quinoa as directed on package.
  2. Cook Corn as directed on package.
  3. Drain and rinse Black Beans, heat in microwave for 1 minute.
  4. In a large bowl add Quinoa, Corn, Beans, Red Pepper, Shallots, and Cilantro.
  5. Mix well.
  6. In a large frying pan add 2 Tbs Avocado Oil and Shrimp.
  7. Sprinkle Chili Powder and Garlic Powder evenly over both sides of Shrimp.
  8. Saute over med/high heat 5-6 minutes until Shrimp is cooked all the way through.
  9. Add to Salad.
  10. In a small bowl combine 1/3 cup Lime Juice, 1/4 cup Avocado Oil, 1/2 tsp Salt, and 1/2 tsp Pepper.
  11. Whisk together and pour over salad.
  12. Stir until combined well.
  13. Serve warm or cold.
  14. Enjoy!