"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste

Shrimp Salad with Zucchini and Basil Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Shrimp Salad with Zucchini and Basil, by , is from Mia Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marianne
Added: Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp drained capers
1 shallot, minced
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 cup evoo
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
1 pound raw extra large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 zucchini, cut into 1/2" cubes, about 2 cups
8 cups mixed baby greens
grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Whisk the lemon juice, capers, shallot, mustard and red pepper in a bowl, Whisk in the evoo and then the basil. Season with gray salt and pepper to taste. Set aside. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add the shrimp and cook 1 minute. Add the zucchini and continue cooking till the shrimp are opaque in the center and the zucchini is crisp-tender, about 1 minute longer. Don't over cook. Drain and rinse under ice cold water. Drain well and transfer to a large bowl. Add 1/3 cup of the dressing and toss to coat. Season to taste. Toss the greens in a large bowl with enough dressing to coat. Arrange the shrimp and zucchini atop greens and shred some Parmesan cheese on top.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
What a wonderful Sunday salad this is. Using the prewashed mixed baby greens is a real time saver. Serve this with a chilled Sauvignon Blanc to bring out the dish's fresh, bright flavors.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

81W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!