Melon Salsa With Grilled Shrimp

July 25, 2018
Created by Harmons
15 minutes
Serves 4
  • Salsa
  • 1 cup chopped watermelon
  • 1 cup chopped cantaloupe
  • 1 cup chopped honeydew melon
  • 1/4 red onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp minced jalapeno, optional
  • 1 avocado, pitted and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Shrimp
  • 1 lb jumbo or colossal shrimp, shelled, deveined and tails removed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Olive oil

To make the salsa, in a large bowl, combine watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, red onion, jalapeno, if using, avocado, basil, lime juice, rice vinegar, and oil. Season with salt and pepper.

To make the shrimp, in a bowl, season shrimp with salt and pepper and toss.

Prepare a grill pan or grill over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil and when oil shimmers, add shrimp and cook until pink on one side, about 2 minutes. Turn over and cook on second side until opaque and pink on second side another 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Serve shrimp whole or chopped into pieces with salsa.