Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Yellow Gazpacho Salsa

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Yellow tomatoes have a lower acidity than their red cousins and several varieties are among the earliest in the season to ripen. Here they combine with cool cucumber and yellow bell peppers in a refreshing salsa. Grilled shrimp make this dish a more full-flavored and elegant version of shrimp cocktail.

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Yellow Gazpacho Salsa
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 1 hour

  • 4 medium yellow tomatoes, (1 pound), seeded and finely chopped

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely chopped

  • 1 stalk celery, finely chopped

  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • Several dashes hot sauce, to taste

  • 1 pound raw shrimp, (21-25 per pound; see Note), peeled and deveined

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme

Directions
  1. Prepare through Step 1. Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

  2. 4 servings

  3. Mix tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber, celery, onion, chives, vinegar, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, salt and hot sauce in a large bowl. Cover and chill for at least 20 minutes or up to 1 day.

  4. Mix shrimp, garlic and thyme in a medium bowl; cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

  5. Coat a grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat or preheat the grill to medium-high and oil the grill rack (see Tip). Cook the shrimp until pink and firm, about 2 minutes per side. Serve the shrimp with the salsa in martini glasses or bowls.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Per serving
Calories
136
Carbohydrates
11g
Fat
1g
Saturated Fat
0g
Monounsaturated Fat
0g
Protein
20g
Cholesterol
168mg
Dietary Fiber
2g
Potassium
717mg
Sodium
419mg
Added Sugars
0g
Exchanges
2 vegetable
2 1/2 very lean meat
Carbohydrate Servings
1
Vitamin C (130% daily value)
Iron (25% dv)
Potassium (19% dv)
Folate (15% dv)

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