THAW FISH AND SHRIMP, if frozen; set aside. For dressing, stir together salad dressing and cocktail sauce. If necessary, stir in a little water to make of pouring consistency. Cover and chill till serving time.
IN A MEDIUM MIXING BOWL TOSS together shrimp and/or fish, avocado, and 3 tablespoons of the dressing.
ARRANGE LETTUCE LEAVES on 4-dinner plates. Spoon Seafood mixture onto lettuce. Arrange melon, orange slices, and berries around seafood. Sprinkle with poppy seed. Serve with remaining dressing.
Makes 4 main-dish servings.
*NOTE: You can cut 300 milligrams of sodium by using an additinal 8 oz fresh or frozen shrimp instead of the surimi.
Nutritional facts per serving: 308 cal., 10 g total fat (1 g sat fat), 108 mg chol. 851 mg sodium, 39 g carbo., 5 g fiber, 19 g pro. Daily Value: 53% vit. A, 171% vit. C, 10% calcium, 18% iron.
SOURCE: BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS, July 1993
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