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Blueberry Salad with Jalapeno-Orange Dressing

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Blueberry Salad with Jalapeno-Orange Dressing

Er. Mer. Gerd. This is the freshest, feistiest little salad you'll shovel into your face all day. It's bright and surprising and full of incredible flavor. Prepare thy tastebuds.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Blueberry Salad with Jalapeno-Orange Dressing



pound shrimp (shelled, cooked)
tablespoon butter
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
cups brown rice, cooked
cups blueberries
cups arugula
cup fresh mint, chopped
cup fresh cilantro, chopped
avocado, diced


tablespoon toasted sesame oil
tablespoons olive oil
orange, juiced and zested
tablespoons rice or white vinegar
1 1/2
tablespoons sugar
teaspoon red pepper flakes
jalapeño, finely diced
salt to taste


  • 1 In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Toss shrimp and taco seasoning into the hot skillet. Cook for 1-2 minutes, just until the shrimp is slightly browned.
  • 2 In a large bowl, toss together brown rice, blueberries, arugula, mint, cilantro, and avocado.
  • 3 In a small bowl, whisk together sesame oil, olive oil, orange juice and zest, vinegar, sugar, and red pepper flakes and jalapeno. Salt to taste. Drizzle over salad.

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Spicy Shrimp Arugula Salad with Blueberries  

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Tired of the same old salad?

It's so easy to get into a rut, tossing a few basics in the same old bowl, drizzling the same old salad dressing.

Why settle for the same old? It's time to AMP IT UP. Toss out that old tossed salad, and toss some blueberries into this vibrant, surprising combination of flavors. So scrumptious, you're sure to love it!


Ingredients for Spicy Shrimp Arugula Salad with Blueberries

Start with a few colorful fixins: Fresh blueberries, bright green arugula, and zesty jalapenos. This salad is simple. And perfect. And simply perfect. Also, it's like nothing you've ever tasted before. A fusion of Mexican and Asian flavors. Mexiasian. It's a thing. Eat it!


Overhead view of Spicy Shrimp Arugula Salad with Blueberries

Whisk together a happy little dressing with jalapeno, sesame oil, and oranges. Drizzle it all over this crazy fab mix of brown rice, blueberries, arugula, mint, and cilantro.


Spicy Shrimp Arugula Salad with Blueberries, ready to eat

Then serve it on a giant dish, grab a giant fork, and shovel it into your face.


Spicy Shrimp Arugula Salad with Blueberries, close up view

Enjoy. Eat blueberries. Embrace fresh!


Brooke blogs at Cheeky Kitchen, where she shares crazy simple, healthy family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke's profile to see what she cooks up next!
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