This grilled shrimp and avocado salad with mango salsa and lime dressing is a perfect combination of fresh, sweet, and tangy flavors. Grilled shrimp and ripe avocado are served on a bed of greens and topped with a flavorful homemade lime dressing and a delicious mango salsa. This dish is perfect for a light and healthy meal that is both easy to prepare and bursting with flavor.


For the salad

  • 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

For the mango salsa

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • Juice of 1 lime

For the lime dressing

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, honey, garlic, salt, and pepper to make the dressing. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine the diced mango, red onion, cilantro, jalapeño pepper, and lime juice to make the salsa. Set aside.
  4. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and grill for 2-3 minutes per side, until cooked through.
  5. Divide the salad greens among four plates and top with the sliced avocado, red onion, and chopped cilantro.
  6. Arrange the grilled shrimp on top of the salad.
  7. Spoon the mango salsa over the shrimp and salad.
  8. Drizzle the lime dressing over the top of the salad and serve.


  • Make sure to select ripe avocados for best flavor and texture.
  • If you don't have a grill, you can cook the shrimp in a skillet on the stovetop.
  • Adjust the amount of jalapeño pepper in the salsa to your desired level of spiciness.
  • This salad can be served as a side dish or a main course, depending on the portion size.


This grilled shrimp and avocado salad with mango salsa and lime dressing is a perfect example of how healthy food can also be delicious and satisfying. The combination of flavors and textures in this salad is sure to please your taste buds and leave you feeling nourished and energized. Give it a try and enjoy the fresh and flavorful taste of this easy and healthy recipe.

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