Don't skip the fresh lemon rind and juice in the lemon-basil marinade--it's what makes this salad recipe special. These shrimp also make a terrific appetizer. The shrimp and dressing, as well as the Parmesan Baskets, can all be made a day ahead.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
chill:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 20 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Place shrimp and next 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Seal and chill 8 hours or up to 24 hours, turning bag occasionally. Stir in basil 1 hour before serving. Drain and discard marinade just before serving.

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  • Divide greens evenly between Parmesan Baskets or serving bowls; arrange drained shrimp mixture evenly over lettuce. Serve with Fresh Lemon Vinaigrette.