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grilled shrimp salad


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  • 24 large shrimp,peeled and devined( about 1 1/4 lb)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon or lime juice.
  • 1 tsp. lemon or lime zest
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 4 tbsp olive oil,divided
  • 2 hearts of romaine lettus,halved length wise
  • 1/3 cup crumbled queso fresco cheese


Servings 4
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 20mins


Step 1

1. Thread 6 shrimp onto each of four 10-inch skewers.* For the marinade,in a medium size bowl combine lemon juice,lemon zest,cumin,and 2 tbsp of the oil.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Brush marinade over shrimp;coating well. Drizzle remaining oil over romaine.

2 Coat grill rack with non-stick spray.Preheat grill to medium -high ( 350F - 400F). Place shrimp and romaine on grill. Grill skewers 2 to 3 minutes per side or until shrimp turn pink.Grill romaine,cut side down,2-4 minutes, or until slightly charred and wilted.
3 remove shrimp from skewers.Place shrimp on a platter with romaine hearts. sprinkle evenly with cheese and serve


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