MARINATED SHRIMP
OVER GRILLED ROMAINE

LIGHT YET SPICY, THESE SHRIMP ARE A FANTASTIC ADDITION TO ANY BBQ.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 750g peeled

    Medium shrimp
  • 4 cloves

    Chopped Garlic
  • 2 juiced

    limes
  • 1 chopped

    Jalapeño
  • 1 tbsp

    Smoked Paprika
  • ¼ cup

    Cilantro Stems
  • ½ cup

    Olive Oil
  • 3 halved

    Romaine hearts
  • 1 pitted

    Avocado
  • 1 tsp

    honey
  • 1 chopped

    Green Onion
  • ½ cup

    Cilantro Leaves
  • freshly ground

    Black pepper
  • a pinch

    Kosher Salt

Directions

  1. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine half the finely chopped garlic, seeded jalapeño, lime zest, paprika, cilantro stems and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil with the shrimp.

  2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  3. Preheat the BBQ to medium heat.

  4. Brush the romaine halves with the 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the other half of the garlic and set aside.

  5. In a blender, combine avocado, remaining olive oil, lime juice, and honey. Blend until smooth and season with salt and pepper.

  6. Grill the lettuce for 1-2 minutes per side until charred, remove from the grill and increase the BBQ to high heat.

  7. Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side until charred and cooked through.

  8. Place the grilled lettuce on a serving platter, top with the shrimp, cilantro leaves, green onions and a fresh squeeze of lime juice.