Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad

Smell of Rosemary - Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad - Top

Full of flavor from grilled pineapple and a lemon-peppery punch, this shrimp salad is an all-time favorite, super easy, healthy and a fast idea for a weeknight supper.


  • 1 ½ pounds of peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon of avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon pepper
  • 1 fresh pineapple, cored and cut into ¾ inch thick slices
  • ¼ cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon of hot pepper flakes
  • 8 ounces of mixed greens like baby spinach, arugula, etc…
  • ¼ cup of fresh cilantro

Smell of Rosemary - Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad - Ingredients

Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

Thread shrimp into metal skewers and brush with avocado oil. Sprinkle shrimp and pineapple slices with lemon pepper.

Smell of Rosemary - Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad - Ready for Grilling

Brush grill racks with avocado oil or coat them with cooking spray. Place pineapple and shrimp skewers on the racks and grill them for about 4 minutes per side.

Cut pineapple slices into bite-size pieces.

In a small mixing bowl, whisk mayonnaise, honey and lime juice, mix in cilantro and hot pepper flakes.

Smell of Rosemary - Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad - Grilled Shrimp, Pineapple and Honey Mayo Dressing

Divide salad greens between 4 plates, top it with grilled shrimp and pineapple and drizzle with honey and mayo dressing.

Smell of Rosemary - Grilled Shrimp - Ready to Serve

Preparation Time: about 18 minutes

Grill Time: about 8 minutes

Recipe inspired by Cooking Light ’20 Minute Meals’ magazine from April 10, 2015.

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