Summer Watermelon and Shrimp Salad

by Phoebe Green
Summer Watermelon and Shrimp Salad

Summer Watermelon and Shrimp Salad combines two of my favourite summertime foods. My husband tells me all the time that I’m a ‘seafood snob’ when it comes to Gulf Coast seafood. But, I also love our watermelons down in our region.

What could be better than combining two of my favourite foods? Now let’s add a few other ingredients to make it even better.

Summer Watermelon and Shrimp Salad

Refreshing Summer Watermelon and Shrimp Salad

Phoebe GreenPhoebe Green
If you are looking for a refreshing salad, this summer watermelon and shrimp salad is perfect! This is the perfect combination of fruits and watermelon in a dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 767 kcal


  • 1 pound shrimp cooked and peeled
  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 4 cups watermelon roughly chopped
  • 1 medium avocado sliced
  • 2 medium jalapeños seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 medium avocados roughly chopped
  • 1 medium lime juiced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¾ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup cilantro chopped


  • Place the watermelon, avocado, shrimp, onion, jalapeños, and avocados in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix the oil, honey, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  • Pour the vinaigrette mixture over the salad.
  • Very gently toss the salad, being sure to coat every piece with the vinaigrette.
  • Sprinkle with the cilantro (or parsley).
  • Allow the salad to chill in the fridge for about 10 minutes for the flavours to meld.


Calories: 767kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 91gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 1293mgSodium: 4443mgPotassium: 989mgFiber: 12gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 1305IUVitamin C: 43mgCalcium: 497mgIron: 10mg
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