Thursday, July 14, 2011

~ Mango, Avocado & Shrimp Salad ~


This is a recipe from Southern Living, eons ago. So easy, something cool to eat and very tasty!


3  T. fresh lime juice
2  T.  grapeseed or vegetable oil
1  T.  sugar  (I only use about 1 tsp. sugar)
 large firm, but ripe mangoes (2 lbs. total)
medium firm-ripe avocados (1 lb. total)
2/3 cup each ~ thinly sliced green onion and chopped cilantro
1  T. minced fresh hot red or green chile (or 1/2 tsp. dried red chile flakes)
1  pound (70 to 110 per lb.) peeled,  cooked shrimp

In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, oil, and sugar until sugar dissolves.
Dice mangoes and avocados into 3/4-in. cubes; add to bowl. Add green onion, cilantro, chile, and shrimp. Mix gently. Serve or cover and chill for up to 1 hour.

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22 comments:

  1. this looks lovely,, so summery, light and fresh,,

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  2. Looks good to me! Now if I could only eat shrimp! xo Diana

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  3. This salad is so pretty to eat, and you've included all my favorite fruits. Gorgeous photo too!

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  4. I would LOVE to have this in front of me......right now!!! BUT....I will be picking up the ingredients and making it tomorrow!! Thank you! Looks delicious!

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  5. This is exactly how we love to eat in the summer. My husband even likes cold salads...although he doesn't eat avocados, which are a favorite of mine. I think this looks wonderful.

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  6. I want that for my dinner...looks so darn delish! :D

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  7. Oh yum, yum! I've been looking for recipes to use all the mangoes ripening on our tree. And this looks so delicious!
    Have a wonderful weekend~

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  8. You had me with Mango! Oh sweet mangos!!!! I will make this for sure! Thanks! XO, Pinky

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  9. Hi! I am visiting from Foodie Friday. This is one beautiful salad and I love all of te ingredients. Gorgeous photo!

    Maria @ A Platter of Figs

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  10. ohhh this sounds and looks really good!

    Thanks
    Leontien

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  11. ohhh this sounds and looks really good!

    Thanks
    Leontien

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  12. Very summery and light with some of my favorite ingredients. A great combination. Happy Foodie Fridays.
    Sam

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  13. I found you from the Designs by Gollum linky. I love salads and your photo was so lovely and enticing. I do hope you'll take a minute and share at my recipe linky called Friday Food:

    http://www.momtrends.com/2011/07/tips-for-the-perfect-burger/

    Have a lovely weekend.

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  14. Hi Pat,
    What a cool refreshing salad for this horrible heat we are having. This would be a great lunch or evening meal for me. I hope you are staying cool over there. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week. Hope you are having a great week end.
    Miz Helen

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  15. This looks absolutely perfect for our HOT Texas summer days! Thanks for posting it!

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  16. I love any and all recipes with shrimp. Yum!! Thank you so much for visiting my blog today. You sound like an incredibly fun person. Wish you lived closer. :o)

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  17. YUM! This looks heavenly and needs to be in my mouth! :)

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  18. This looks delicious! Looks like a great, refreshing meal for summer. I love Southern Living. I've subscribed for years and can't tell you how many recipes I've torn out and how many of the their cookbooks I've bought. Thanks for sharing.

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  19. Thanks for visiting my blog...I am your newest follower and looking forward to trying some of these great recipes @ home! The Mango, Avocado & Shrimp salad sounds delish -- I am starving...

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  20. Adding this super recipe into my Yum Yum pinboard. Do drop by and visit some times http://www.meijosjoy.blogspot.com/

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  21. What a light and refreshing salad, Pat! I would love this so much!

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  22. This looks like a delicious and light summer lunch! What a great recipe!

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