Gold Nugget Mandarin Shrimp Salad Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons, Mandarins
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This is a delicious dish. Serve to a group of friends and they will love it. The sweet citrus in the secret!


  • 1 1/2 lbs. large shrimp, peeled, deveined, cooked and coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 Sunkist® lemon, juiced
  • 5 Sunkist® gold nugget mandarin oranges, 3 juiced, 2 peeled and segmented
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 2 avocados
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 8 cups baby greens

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • In a glass bowl, add shrimp, onion, jalapeño, 1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil, gold nugget mandarin segments, juices and cumin. Gently mix and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Just before serving, dice and gently stir in the avocado, cilantro, salt and pepper. Toss greens with 1 Tbsp. olive oil, place onto plates and top with shrimp mixture.

Recipe courtesy of Fresh Ideas with Leigh Ann