30 Minutes or Less

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange-Mint Dressing

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Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes


1 ¼ pounds large fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined

4 tablespoons olive oil

4 to 5 (10-inch) metal or bamboo skewers

3 tablespoons fresh orange juice

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

3 tablespoons sherry vinegar

3 tablespoons honey

3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 freshly ground black pepper

6 cups mesclun mix, baby arugula, frisse (French curly endive) or other greens

2 large vine-ripened tomatoes, cored and diced

1 cup garlic flavored croutons

4 ounces Monterey Jack or Mild Cheddar Cheese, grated


01Prepare hot fire in charcoal grill or preheat gas grill to high.
02In a medium bowl, toss shrimp with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
03Thread shrimp on skewers. Place directly over heat and cook until pink, approximately 2 minutes per side.
04Remove from heat; slide shrimp off skewers onto plate.
05In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice and zest, vinegar, remaining 3 tablespoons of olive oil, honey, mint, salt and pepper.
06Divide greens among 4 plates. Top with tomatoes, croutons and shrimp. Drizzle each with one fourth of dressing. Top with cheese.

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