Grilled Zesty Herb Shrimp Salads

What better topper for salad greens than grilled shrimp?

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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