Shrimp Cocktail with Tropical Fruit Salsa

Fitness Expert

A balanced sweetness from the salsa makes this dish a very engaging one!


  • 24 jumbo shrimp (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 poblano chile, halved and seeded
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1 cup finely chopped peeled mango
  • 1 cup finely chopped peeled papaya
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray


  1. Peel and devein shrimp; set aside.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. Place poblano chile and jalapeño pepper halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined broiler pan; flatten with hand. Broil 10 minutes or until blackened. Place in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 10 minutes. Peel and finely chop, and place in a bowl. Add mango, papaya, red onion, cilantro, juice, and salt.
  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp; sauté 2 1/2 minutes on each side or until done. Place 1/2 cup salsa in center of each of 6 small serving plates; arrange 4 shrimp over salsa.

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