Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

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Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange Vinaigrette
 
This Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange Vinaigrette is a must try recipe for those hot Spring and Summer nights!
Ingredients
For the Salad:
  • 10 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • ⅓ cup julienne sweet onion
  • orange segments from 2 oranges
  • ¼ cup sliced scallions
  • 16 25-30 peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 4 wooden skewers soaked in water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10 asparagus spears
  • 3 cups of spring mix lettuce
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
For the Vinaigrette:
  • 1 teaspoon of finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • juice of 1 large orange
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons of soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon chiffonade fresh basil
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Dressing: In a large bowl add in ginger, orange juice, soy, rice wine vinegar, sugar and stir in vegetable oil and basil. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  2. Next, skewer the shrimp, add them to a bowl and pour olive oil over them and season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a small bowl add in asparagus and toss them in olive oil, salt and pepper.
  4. On a hot grill place the skewered shrimp and asparagus. Cook until shrimp is done in the center and asparagus is tender.
  5. In a bowl add in lettuce and all cooked veggies and toss them in the vinaigrette and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Add the salad to a bowl and place the shrimp on top.

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