Shrimp Cobb Salad

Shrimp Cobb Salad Recipe
Photo: Francesco Tonelli; Styling: Angharad Bailey
Typical Cobb salads include chicken and hard-cooked eggs; this riff uses shrimp and corn.

Yield:

4 servings
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 332
Fat 15.2 g
Satfat 2.9 g
Monofat 8 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 30 g
Carbohydrate 21.8 g
Fiber 7.5 g
Cholesterol 181 mg
Iron 4.3 mg
Sodium 551 mg
Calcium 110 mg

Ingredients

4 slices center-cut bacon
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Cooking spray
1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon whole-grain Dijon mustard
1 (10-ounce) package romaine salad
2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 cup shredded carrots (about 2 carrots)
1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
1 ripe peeled avocado, cut into 8 wedges

Preparation

1. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; cut in half crosswise. Wipe pan clean with paper towels. Increase heat to medium-high. Sprinkle shrimp with paprika and pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt; toss to coat.

2. While the shrimp cooks, combine remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, juice, oil, and mustard in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add lettuce; toss to coat.

3. Arrange about 1 1/2 cups lettuce mixture on each of 4 plates. Top each serving with about 6 shrimp, 1/2 cup tomatoes, 1/4 cup carrot, 1/4 cup corn, 2 avocado wedges, and 2 bacon pieces.

Note:

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