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Spicy Shrimp With Bitter Greens Salad

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Ingredients
  Achiote paste/Hungarian paprika 2 Tablespoon
  Ground coriander 2 Tablespoon
  Ground red pepper 1 Teaspoon (Cayenne)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Jumbo shrimp 12 Large, shelled and deveined
  Fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Kosher salt 1 1⁄2 Pinch (A Good Pinch)
  Fresh mint leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flat leaf parsley 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarse stems trimmed
  Fresh basil leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mustard greens/Other bitter greens 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Red Variety)
  Red leaf lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs), torn into bite-sized pieces
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Start by preparing a charcoal, wood, or gas grill or preheat the broiler

MAKING
2. In a medium bowl, combine the first 4 ingredeints, and mix till it becomes a smooth paste, by adding a little cold water if the paste is too thick, also add the shrimp to coat and chill it in the refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 2 hours
3.In the bowl of mixture, remove the shrimp from the bowl
4. On a grill, place the shrimp and grill for 3 minutes till the prawns are scorched and golden in color, now turn the shrimp and cook for 1 minute,the time of grilling usually depends on the size of the shrimp, once griled remove the shrimp from the grill and set aside to keep it warm
5. In a small bowl, pour the lime juice with the remaining olive oil and whis it throughly, season to taste with salt
6. In a medium sized bowl, combine the mint, parsley, basil, and both greens, and pour the lime juice dressing over the greens.
7. On 4 serving plates, divide the greens and arrange 3 shrimp on each plate, and serve

SERVING
8. Serve immediately with a sauce of your choice or garlic bread

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Servings: 
4

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