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Grilled Zesty Herb Shrimp Salads

What better topper for salad greens than grilled shrimp?

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

Marinade/Dressing

1/4
cup extra-virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
Dash salt
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

Salad

1/2
lb uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp
1/2
bag (10-oz size) American blend mixed salad greens
1/4
yellow bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
1/4
cup sliced halved cucumber
1/4
cup sliced celery
1/4
cup shredded or shaved fresh Parmesan cheese

Rolls

2
frozen soft white dinner rolls

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas grill or coals. In medium bowl, mix all Marinade/Dressing ingredients. Reserve half of the mixture for dressing. Using remaining for marinade, add shrimp, tossing to coat. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes.
  • 2 When ready to grill, remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Thread shrimp onto four 12-inch metal skewers; place on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning and brushing once with marinade, until shrimp are pink. To heat dinner rolls, place rolls in foil on grill; cook 6 to 7 minutes or until hot.
  • 3 In large bowl, gently toss all Salad ingredients and the reserved dressing. Divide between 2 serving plates. Top salads with shrimp. Serve with dinner rolls.
  • 1 Heat gas grill or coals. In medium bowl, mix all Marinade/Dressing ingredients. Reserve half of the mixture for dressing. Using remaining for marinade, add shrimp, tossing to coat. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes.
  • 2 When ready to grill, remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Thread shrimp onto four 12-inch metal skewers; place on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning and brushing once with marinade, until shrimp are pink. To heat dinner rolls, place rolls in foil on grill; cook 6 to 7 minutes or until hot.
  • 3 In large bowl, gently toss all Salad ingredients and the reserved dressing. Divide between 2 serving plates. Top salads with shrimp. Serve with dinner rolls.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To broil shrimp, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat, using grilling times above as a guide, turning and brushing once with marinade.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
340),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
38%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
170mg
170%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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