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Citrus Grilled Shrimp over Greens Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Deborah Booth
Added: Monday, April 2, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (leave tail on for presentation)
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest from 1 lime, reserve lime
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Metal or wooden skewers
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
6 cups mixed lettuces (any combination Romaine, Bibb, endive, or baby greens)
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes

Directions:
Directions:
Coat an outdoor grill or stove-top grill pan with cooking spray and preheat to medium-high. Skewer shrimp on metal or wooden skewers or place in a grilling basket. Set aside.
Zest lime, then slice in half and place on grill.

In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, lime juice, oil, mustard, lime zest, salt, and black pepper. Remove 3 tablespoons of citrus mixture and brush all over shrimp (reserve remaining mixture to use as a vinaigrette for the greens). Grill shrimp 3 minutes on 1 side. Flip and cook 1 to 3 more minutes, until shrimp are bright pink and cooked through.
Add thyme and chives to reserved citrus mixture. Arrange lettuce on individual plates. Top lettuce with tomatoes and grilled shrimp. Spoon reserved citrus vinaigrette over top, squeeze juice from grilled lime and serve.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10

 

 

 

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