Shrimp, fennel, and grapes in cantaloupe

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
12 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
4 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Ready is 12 short minutes, this salad features a mix of shrimp, crunchy fennel, and sweet grapes in a fresh lime dressing served in a cantaloupe half. Ideal for in impressive lunch presentation or a fun and festive meal any time of day, you can further cut the prep time on this dish and make is completely no-cook by getting precooked shrimp or having your fishmonger steam it from fresh at the supermarket. The crispy clean ingredients will feel super light and yet very filling.

Ingredients

Uncooked shrimp

¾ pound(s), medium, peeled and deveined

Uncooked fennel bulb(s)

½ medium, trimmed and very thinly sliced (or 1 cup sliced celery)

Grapes

1 cup(s), seedless, halved

Fennel

2 Tbsp, chopped Fennel leaves

Reduced calorie mayonnaise

2 Tbsp

Fresh lime juice

1 Tbsp, or lemon juice

Cantaloupe

2 medium, halved and seeded

Chopped walnuts

2 Tbsp, toasted

Instructions

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil; add the shrimp and simmer until just opaque in the center, 3–4 minutes. Drain in a colander and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking. Dry the shrimp on paper towels.
  2. Combine the shrimp, fennel or celery, grapes, fennel leaves, mayonnaise, and lime or lemon juice in a medium bowl. Spoon into the cantaloupe halves, sprinkle with the walnuts, and serve at once.