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Ag Cafe Recipes: Chipotle Shrimp Salad

March 22, 2019

Grilling season is upon us and what better way than to pair your entree with a fresh salad? Here’s a recipe for a chipotle shrimp salad, courtesy of Soy Connection.


1⁄2 cup Red wine vinegar, divided
4 tablespoons Soybean oil, divided
1⁄2 cup ilantro, chopped
3 cloves Garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon Chipotle chile in adobo
12 Large shrimp, raw, peeled and deveined
12 cups Chopped romaine hearts
1 cup Fresh corn kernels
2 Sweet bell peppers, diced
1 cup Black beans, drained and rinsed
1 Ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and diced


Puree 1/4 cup vinegar, 2 tablespoons soybean oil, cilantro, garlic and chipotle in blender until smooth. Reserve 2 tablespoons marinade mixture to small bowl; set aside.

Place remaining marinade in medium bowl. Add shrimp, toss to coat; refrigerate for 1 hour.field

Whisk reserved 2 tablespoons marinade with remaining vinegar and soybean oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper; set aside.

Heat large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add shrimp, cooking until just opaque in the center.

Combine lettuce, corn kernels, bell peppers, black beans and avocado on large platter. Drizzle salad with prepared dressing, tossing lightly. Top with warm shrimp.