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Grilled Shrimp & Melon Salad

Grilled Shrimp and Melon Salad

PREP TIME: 30 minutes
COOKING TIME: 5 minutes

SERVING SIZE: 5 shrimp & 1 cup melon (210 grams)

162 calories


  • 20 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1⅓ cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1⅓ cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1⅓ cups cubed honeydew melon

Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons (30 milliliters) fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (about 1 clove)
  • ½ teaspoon (3 milliliters) honey
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat grill or grill pan over medium heat.
  2. Onto four bamboo (soak first if using over open flame) or metal skewers, thread shrimp (5 shrimp per skewer) and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, gently stir together cantaloupe, watermelon and honeydew. Pour onto serving platter and set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together all vinaigrette ingredients.
  5. Drizzle half of the vinaigrette over shrimp skewers.
  6. Place skewers on heated grill or grill pan and cook for 2 minutes on each side until flesh is opaque.
  7. Pour remaining vinaigrette over melon mixture and stir.
  8. Divide salad evenly among 4 plates.
  9. Remove skewers from grill and place one on top of each melon salad. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts

Per serving: 162 calories, 3g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 164mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 11g sugars, 22g protein, N/A potassium, N/A phosphorus


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