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Pineapple Shrimp Buddha Bowl

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Shrimp Buddha Bowl
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Author Safeway



  • 1/2 medium avocado
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped pineapple
  • 2 Tbs water
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • pinch of cayenne pepper to taste


  • 3 oz jumbo or large shrimp
  • 1/8 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/3 cup red cabbage
  • 1/3 cup shelled edamame
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped pineapple
  • 1/4 cup mixed greens or baby spinach


  1. Preheat a sauté pan over medium heat. Add olive oil and let heat for 30 seconds. Add shrimp, salt and pepper. Cook 2-3 minutes, each side, until pink and no longer opaque. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. In a blender, mix all dressing ingredients until smooth.
  3. Arrange quinoa, cabbage, edamame, carrot and pineapple on a serving bowl. Top with shrimp and micro greens. Drizzle with dressing. Serve.

Recipe Notes

Pro Tips:

1. Eating on the run? Layer these ingredients in a mason jar, starting with the dressing on the bottom, then quinoa and vegetables and shrimp on the top. Easy and nutritious “fast food!”

2. Tuna or chicken could be used instead of the shrimp.