Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad

Simple, fresh, healthy--this quick salad is a real winner. Quick-grill fresh shrimp, then toss together with ready-made salad mix. Add a shimmer of Parmesan for extra (and authentic) Caeser flavor.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
16
large uncooked fresh shrimp (1/2 lb), peeled, deveined
1
bag (7.5 oz) complete Caesar salad mix
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix lemon juice and oil. Onto 4 (12- to 14-inch) metal skewers, thread shrimp.
  • 2 Carefully oil grill rack. Place kabobs on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 6 to 10 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with lemon juice mixture, until shrimp are pink.
  • 3 Meanwhile, make salad mix as directed on bag. Add shrimp; toss gently. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

If you don't have metal skewers, you can use bamboo skewers located near the kitchen utensils at the grocery store. Just be sure to soak the skewers in water for 30 minutes to prevent them from burning during grilling.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.