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Grilled Shrimp Salad


Serves 2
Prep 30 min
cook 20 minutes

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  • 1 lime
  • 2 TBL Mayonnaise
  • 2 TBL sour cream
  • 3 TBL Vegetable oil
  • 2 TBL (packed light brown sugar)
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 12 large shrimp (about 3/4 lb) - peeled and deveined, with tails left on
  • 1 small red onion, cute into 1/3 inch wedges with core attached
  • 1 ear of corn, husked
  • 2 zucchini, cut into 1/3 inch thick planks
  • 1 head butter lettuce, leaves coarsely torn
  • 1 avocado, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 TBL toasted pepitas



Step 1

1. Grate 1/2 tsp. zest from the lime, then halve and squeeze enough juice to measure 4 TBL in a small bowl, whisk the zest, 1 tsp. juice, mayonnaise, sour cream and 2 tsp water; Season with salt & pepper. Cover and chill.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk remaining 3tsp. lime juice, 1 TBL oil, sugar and chili powder. Add the shrimp; toss to coat. Let Marinate, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes.
3.Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. On a baking sheet, coat the onion, corn and zucchini with the remaining 2 TBL oil; season. Grill turning occasionally, until tender and charred in spots, 6-8 minutes for the onion and zucchini and about 13 minutes for corn . Cut the zucchini into 1 inch pieces. Cut kernels off the cob. Grill the shrimp turning once, until just opaque in the center, 4 to 5 minutes.
4. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, avocado, vegetables and shrimp. When you sit down plate and top with dressing and pepitas.


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