Grilled Shrimp, Romaine and Avocado Salad
This is a great recipe on a hot summer day. Not only is Grilled Shrimp, Romaine and Avocado Salad easy to make, but it’s healthy and refreshing!
18 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 hearts of romaine lettuce
3 firm avocados
3 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
24 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
8 oz natural goat cheese
1 cup skinless unsalted peanuts, cut into fine pieces
Divide the goat cheese into 12 balls and coat the cheese balls by rolling them over the peanuts. Set aside. Place the cut tomatoes in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
Set the Big Green Egg for direct cooking without the convEGGtor at 400°F/204°C.
Skewer the shrimp and brush with olive oil. Add to the grid and grill three to four minutes, turning once, until they are opaque. Cut the avocados lengthways in halves without removing the peel; remove the pit. Brush each half with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, and place peel side up on the grill for three to four minutes until they have nice grid marks.
Cut the romaine hearts lengthways in halves. Brush each half with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, and place cut side down on the grill for one minute. Assemble with the shrimp, tomatoes, avocados and cheese balls and drizzle with vinaigrette. Serve immediately.
1/3 cup (80 ml) lemon juice
2 tbsp (30 ml) water
2 tbsp (30 ml) chopped parsley
Salt and pepper
2/3 cup (160 ml) extra virgin olive oil
Shake all vinaigrette ingredients in a bottle until emulsified. Reserve.
Recipe and photo from Big Green Egg. and courtesy of Olga Zambrano from Big Green Egg Mexico.