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Warm grilled apple and Argentinean shrimp salad


  • Preparation time : 20 minutes
  • Cooking time : 8 minutes
  • Servings : 4
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Ingredients

  • 15 mL (1 tablespoon) olive oil
  • 2 Gala apples, peeled and cut into quarters
  • Freshly ground salt and pepper
  • 1 lb (450 g) 20/40 Argentinean shrimp, raw and peeled
  • 15 mL (1 tablespoon) smoked paprika
  • 1 L (4 cups) mesclun
  • ½ red onion, minced
  • 125 mL (½ cup) pecans
  • Croutons

Dressing

  • 30 mL (2 tablespoons) apple juice
  • 45 mL (3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 15 mL (1 tablespoon) maple syrup
  • 5 mL (1 teaspoon) Dijon mustard
  • Freshly ground salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat the BBQ to 400ºF.

  2. In a bowl, mix together all ingredients for the vinaigrette and set aside.

  3. Brush the apples with olive oil, add salt and pepper. Grill on the BBQ for 2 minutes on each side. Remove from heat.

  4. Coat the shrimp with smoked paprika and pepper. Grill on the BBQ for 2 minutes on each side and set aside.

  5. Divide mesclun garnished with apples and shrimp onto four plates. Add red onions, pecans and croutons.

  6. Add vinaigrette to taste.

Apples that can be used in this recipe