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Grilled Seafood Salad With Shallot Thyme Vinaigrette

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Ingredients
For vinaigrette
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped shallots 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh thyme leaves/1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For salad
  Shrimp 2 Large, thawed if frozen, peeled, deveined
  Swordfish/Marlin / tuna steaks 1 Pound (1 Inch Thick Steaks)
  Fennel bulb 1 Medium, cut into wedges
  Mixed salad greens 10 Cup (160 tbs)
  Red onion 1⁄2 Small, thinly sliced
  Cherry tomatoes 12 , cut in half
  Pitted kalamata olives/Ripe olives 12
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large food grade bag or a covered jar, place all the vinaigrette ingredients and shake well to make sure that they are well mixed
2. In another shallow dish, place the fish and shrimp and pour the ΒΌ cup of the vinaigrette over them.
3. Coat the fish and shrimp well and set aside to marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
4. Heat the gas or charcoal grill

MAKING
5. Remove the fish and shrimp from the marinade and set aside the marinade for later use.
6. Place the fish and the fennel on the grill. Cover the grill and cook the fish and the fennel on medium heat for five minutes
7. Turn and brush the fish and the fennel with the reserved marinade two or three times during the cooking process to get an even coating
8. Add the shrimp; cover the grill to allow it to cook for five minutes.
9. Repeat the process of turning the fish, shrimp and the fennel till the fish is opaque, the shrimp is pink and the fennel is tender
10. Discard the marinade after the seafood and fennel is cooked

FINALIZING
11. On a serving platter, arrange the salad greens in a round pattern.
12. Cut fish into bite-size pieces to serve.

SERVING
13. Place the fish, fennel, shrimp and remaining salad ingredients on the salad greens.
14. Served the reserved vinaigrette on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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