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Ellen's Carmel Valley Shrimp Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ellen Minter
Added: Thursday, August 16, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb of shrimp (cleaned and deveined);
2 avocados;
2 ripe mangos;
Dressing 1/3 fresh lemon juice to 2/3 EVOO;
Fresh bunch of cilantro;
1 head butter lettuce (cleaned and dry)

Directions:
Directions:
Steam shrimp and then rinse in cold water (refrigerate). Peel and slice avocados and mangos into 1 inch chunks. In a bowl mix the avocados, mangos and shrimp. Drizzle with dressing. Add chopped cilantro (lots of it!) Mix well.

Arrange butter lettuce leaves on serving platter and pile the mixture on top

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2-4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I discovered this recipe during my 50th birthday celebration week in Carmel Valley at Bernadus Lodge. I improved the recipe over the past summer. You can steam the shrimp or you grill it, whichever you prefer. This dish is perfect for lunch on the deck with a dry rose wine.

 

 

 

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