Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Hands-on Time
17 Mins
Total Time
17 Mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 2 cups)

Serve with Wheat Rolls with Orange Butter.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 8 ingredients; gradually whisk in 3 tablespoons oil.

Step 2

Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook 2 minutes. Add juice mixture; cook 1 minute. Stir in asparagus. Place romaine in a large bowl; toss with shrimp mixture. Divide salad among 4 plates; top each with 1/4 cup watercress.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

kristen12345's Review

March 24, 2013

arhoton's Review

May 25, 2012
Very tasty. Agree with previous post the prep is a little longer but cooking time is very quick.

PKcookin's Review

April 15, 2012
This was really good. Took longer than they say mostly prep like pealing shrimp. Adding a little bacon and avocado would be good, although probably defeating the light part of the dish.