Healthy Blackened Shrimp & Corn Salad Recipe

May 24 2018
Memorial Day weekend is upon us, which everyone knows is the unofficial start of summer. (Sorry to steal your thunder, Summer Solstice!) This healthy side dish is perfect for Memorial Day BBQs, Fourth of July parties, Labor Day cookouts... basically any warm-weather get-together!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Blackened Shrimp & Corn Salad Recipe

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1/8th of recipe (about 1 cup): 141 calories, 1.5g total fat (<0.5g sat. fat), 404mg sodium, 20.5g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 6.5g sugars, 13g protein

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Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


4 cups frozen sweet corn kernels

1/2 tsp. chili powder

1 tsp. ground cumin

2 cups chopped tomatoes

12 oz. ready-to-eat bay/small shrimp (or chopped large shrimp)

1 cup finely chopped red onion

1 cup finely chopped green bell pepper

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup seeded and finely chopped jalapeño pepper

1/4 cup lime juice

1 tbsp. chopped garlic

1 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. black pepper


Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add corn, chili powder, and 1/2 tsp. cumin. Cook and stir until blackened, about 7 minutes.

In a medium-large bowl, combine all remaining ingredients, including remaining 1/2 tsp. cumin. Mix until uniform.

Fold in blackened corn. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. (It tastes great chilled!)


Your Weekend Also Needs ICE CREAM!

Have you listened to the “The Ice Cream Episode” of the new Hungry Girl podcast? You NEED to! Here’s what you can expect from this ep' of Hungry Girl: Chew the Right Thing!

* Lisa’s personal tips & tricks for cutting calories at ice cream and fro-yo shops

* How to make the world’s cutest ice cream sandwiches, plus other healthy recipe ideas

* Q&A with the creator of ENLIGHTENED ice cream (the best low-cal pints!)

* And MORE!


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