Melon Salad with Grilled Shrimp

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Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013 11:45 am | Updated: 9:15 pm, Fri Sep 13, 2013.

GRILLED SHRIMP

Ingredients

  •  1 ¼ lb Raw Jumbo Shrimp
  •  ¼ Tbl Minced Garlic
  •  ¼ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  •  ¾ Tbl Fresh Minced Oregano
  •  ½ Tbl Fresh Minced Tarragon
  •  ½ tsp Kosher Salt
  •  3 tsp White Balsamic Vinegar

Procedure

Preheat grill to medium heat. In a large bowl, stir together the garlic, olive oil, oregano, tarragon, salt and balsamic vinegar. Add shrimp to the bowl, and stir until evenly coated. Cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Preheat grill for medium heat. Discard marinade. Grill shrimp for 45 seconds to one minute per side, or until opaque.

CITRUS THYME VINAGRETTE

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice
  • 3 tsp Honey
  • 2tsp Capers
  • 1/2Tbl Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2Tbl Lemon Juice
  • 1/4tsp Salt
  • 1/8tsp White Pepper 1/4tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/4Tbl Thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup Canola oil

Procedure

Place all ingredients in Blender and slowly pulse until combined, drizzle in Canola oil until fully incorporated.

GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ lb Grilled Marinated Jumbo Shrimp (recipe above)
  • 3 qts mixed greens
  • 6 cups ripe melon, cut into 1inch cubes
  • 3 cups Feta, cut into ¾” cubes
  • 3 cups kalamata olives, halved
  • 6 oz. Red Onion Julienne
  • 6 oz. Citrus Thyme Vinaigrette (recipe above)
  • 6 Tbl Almonds toasted

Procedure

Toss greens and Vinaigrette in mixing bowl. Transfer to a Serving Bowl. In the mixing bowl toss the melon, feta, onion, parsley-mint blend, and place atop the herb greens. Place Grilled Shrimp in a row over the center of Melon salad. Sprinkle with Toasted nuts.

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