Pineapple Salsa with Shrimp

You know those moments when everything just seems right? This salsa has the power to right all wrongs and make your life sing! 

  This recipe is based on one from the newest Hy-Vee Seasons magazine, with a few modifications. 

It is easy to throw together, you can make it ahead of time, is delicious with tortilla chips, over a bed of greens, and even with a spoon. 

Pineapple Salsa with Shrimp (serves 12 (1/3 cup each))

All you need:

8 ounces of shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1/2 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and finely diced

1/2 cup diced red onion

1/2 cup diced red pepper

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

1/2 diced jalapeño 

1 lime, juiced

Salt, to taste

All you do:

1. In a skillet over medium heat, sauté shrimp with oil and garlic until cooked through. Chopped and set aside to cool. 

2. In a bowl, combine pineapple, onion, red pepper, cilantro, jalapeño, lime juice and salt. Stir in cooled shrimp. Let rest 30 minutes or up to one day. 


About thisRDeats

A mix of realism, humor, tips and delicious recipes. I am a mother, wife, passionate sewer and registered dietitian. I want to show people that food is medicine and getting back in the kitchen is the key to health. I love everything about food: gardening, shopping, cooking and most of all, EATING! Notice that "dishes" isn't on that list.... Food isn't perfect. It nourishes our minds, bodies and souls! As a blogger, journalist, speaker and broadcast professional, I enjoy talking about food and nutrition for websites, television, radio, magazines, and newspapers. I also work with companies to provide customized nutrition education and recipe development.
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