Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad

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Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I’ll be making this salad all summer!!

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I'll be making this salad all summer!!Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad

I absolutely love summer salads and grilled seafood lunches! A few of my other favorites are Chicken Waldorf Salad, Ahi Tuna Watermelon Salad, and Grilled Peach and Watermelon Burrata Salad.

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I'll be making this salad all summer!!

I’m so excited to share this recipe with you, it’s so good I plan on making it again for dinner tonight so my husband gets to try it. I put this together in about 20 minutes, so it’s perfect for busy weeknights. The dressing is DEE-LICIOUS, I used DeLallo’s golden balsamic vinegar, which is made from white grapes rather than red and has a sweetly rich taste – it’s fabulous! They sell it at my local supermarket, or you can buy it online, but if you want to use regular balsamic, that would work fine too.

I love watermelon in my salad, mostly because I’m not much of a tomato lover. Inspired by lunch from Marcus Samuelsson’s restaurant Uptown Brasserie located at the JFK Delta terminal 4. Eating healthier while traveling is getting so much easier these days, a good thing although they also have a Shake Shack which after seeing the calories on the menu, I opted not to try.

Hope you enjoy this salad, I’ll be making this one all summer!

How To Make Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I'll be making this salad all summer!!

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Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I'll be making this salad all summer!!
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Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad

293 Cals 22 Protein 12 Carbs 18 Fats
Prep Time: 25 mins
Cook Time: 4 mins
Total Time: 29 mins
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Salad
CUISINE: American
Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I'll be making this salad all summer!!

Ingredients

For the dressing:

For the shrimp:

  • 10 oz shelled and deveined, about 24 large shrimp
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • seasoned salt, to taste (I used Montreal Steak Grill Mates)

For the Salad:

  • 8 cups chopped romaine
  • 4 cups diced watermelon
  • 4 ounces soft goat cheese

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine vinegar, water, shallots, salt and pepper.
  • Gradually add olive oil, stirring until incorporated.
  • For the shrimp: If cooking outside on the grill, soak wooden skewers at least 30 minutes.
  • Season shrimp with seasoned salt, then mix in crushed garlic.
  • Thread the shrimp onto the skewers.
  • Light the grill or indoor grill pan on medium to medium-high flame, when hot spray the grates with oil and grill the shrimp about 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl toss the romaine with the dressing.
  • Divide between four plates and top with watermelon, goat cheese and grilled shrimp.

Nutrition

Serving: 1salad, Calories: 293kcal, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 22g, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 121mg, Sodium: 257mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 7g
WW Points Plus: 8
Keywords: Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Salad, Grilled shrimp salad, healthy shrimp salad, summer shrimp salad, watermelon shrimp recipe

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DeLallo. I only share products I use in my own kitchen. I created this recipe and received compensation to do
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52 comments

  1. So good. Happen to have most ingredients on hand. Love the goat cheese and watermelon combo. Maybe more than feta 🙂 

  2. Gina, I made this for dinner tonight-it was so delicious, healthy and easy. We loved it—thank you for sharing you wonderful recipes! We will make this again and again.

  3. Yum Yum Yum.  I made this recipe to use up some watermelon.   Then went out and bought another watermelon so I could have it again.  So delicious.

  4. Serving size is 1 salad. How many servings for the recipe?

  5. Had all the ingredients on hand. Loved it! So fast easy and delicious. Perfect summer meal. Got your cookbooks too.

  6. We had this last night and it was so delicious!

  7.  I had this dish at a high-end hotel restaurant, and they put toasted pinenuts on the top. Awesome!

  8. made this for father, son, and husband, all skeptics. I said I have never made anything from Gina's cookbook or website that wasn't delicious…. they loved it…..and I am making it again tonight!