Chili Grilled Shrimp on Fresh Greens with Citrus Vinaigrette
Submitted by: Joe Immordino
Ingredients ¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided 2 teaspoons chili powder ½ teaspoon salt, divided 1 lb. extra-large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 can (11 ounces) Mandarin oranges, drained, with juice reserved 2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar ¼ cup finely chopped scallions, divided ½ tablespoon honey 4 to 6 cups mixed salad greens
Instructions • Make the shrimp. Combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, chili powder and ¼ teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Mix well and add the shrimp. Marinate 10 to 30 minutes, then preheat grill to high. Grill shrimp 1 to 2 minutes per side until opaque and cooked through. • Make the vinaigrette. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, place the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons reserved Mandarin orange juice, balsamic vinegar, 1 tablespoon of the chopped scallions, honey, and the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt. Secure the lid and shake vigorously to combine. • Assemble the salad. Arrange greens on a large platter. Add the remaining scallions, oranges and shrimp. Drizzle with the vinaigrette and serve.