Grilled Shrimp with Cantaloupe Avocado Salsa

Grilled Shrimp with Cantaloupe Avocado Salsa

Savory sweet salsa featuring cantaloupe and avocado is the perfect complement to grilled shrimp.


For the salsa:

  • 1 lime (divided 1/2 for salsa, 1/2 for garnish)
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 2 cups diced cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onions
  • 1 cup unsalted canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

For the shrimp:

  • 1 pound large or jumbo shrimp, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 clove diced garlic
  • 4 bamboo skewers


  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Slice lime in half. In a small bowl, squeeze juice from one half of lime; reserve other half for garnish.
  3. Add remaining salsa ingredients and gently mix.
  4. Peel shrimp, leaving the tails on.
  5. Skewer shrimp on bamboo skewers.
  6. In a small dish mix together canola oil and garlic. Coat shrimp with oil-garlic mix.
  7. Grill 4-5 minutes or until cooked.
  8. To serve, top shrimp with salsa, garnish with lime wedges.


Serve with 8 oz non-fat milk and brown rice.

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