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from [psfreeman]
Citrus-Basil Shrimp Salad

Citrus-Basil Shrimp Salad

Recipe from a Harris Teeter Fishermans Market recipe card.

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Chill:30 Minutes


  • 1 1/2 pound(s) unpeeled medium shrimp (about 45 to 50)
  • 2 tablespoon(s) diced shallots or purple onion
  • 1/4 cup(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Dijon mustard
  • 6 cup(s) Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup(s) pink grapefruit sections (about 1 large)
  • 1 cup(s) orange sections (about 1 large)
  • 3 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh basil


1. In a medium pot bring 1½ quarts water to boiling. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain; rinse with cold water. Peel and devein shrimp; remove tails. Refrigerate shrimp at least 30 minutes.

2. In a large bowl combine shallots, lemon juice, mustard, and freshly ground pepper to taste. Add shrimp; toss gently to coat.

3. Line a serving platter with lettuce. Spoon shrimp into the center on top of lettuce. Add grapefruit and orange sections, sprinkle with basil, and serve.

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