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    Gulf Shrimp of Three Peppers

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    25 mins

    10 mins

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    Shrimp

    • 1 1/2 lbs medium shrimp or 1 1/2 lbs large shrimp, steamed with old bay seasoning
    • 1 -2 zucchini, peeled and cut into matchsticks,parboiled
    • 2 small ripe avocados
    • 2 cups mixed salad greens
    • red onion, cut into thin rings,for garnish
    • red pepper, chopped,for garnish
    • green pepper, chopped,for garnish
    • yellow pepper, chopped,for garnish

    Dressing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      ---To Make The Dressing---.
    2. 2
      In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice.
    3. 3
      Slowly whisk in enough oil to start an emulsion, then alternate oil and vinegar until all is mixed in.
    4. 4
      Add the remaining ingredients and whisk slowly to combine.
    5. 5
      Refrigerate until serving time.
    6. 6
      ---To Prepare The Zucchini---.
    7. 7
      Place the zucchini matchsticks in a basket or sieve and submerge in boiling water for about 15 seconds.
    8. 8
      Remove the basket and immediately plunge into ice-cold water to prevent the internal temperature from cooking the zucchini any further.
    9. 9
      Drain the zucchini and drizzle with a spoonful of the dressing – refrigerate.
    10. 10
      ---To Put It All Together---.
    11. 11
      Peel and de-vein the steamed shrimp, leaving tails on.
    12. 12
      Toss the lettuce with just enough dressing to coat lightly.
    13. 13
      Arrange the lettuce in the center of small plates and top with zucchini.
    14. 14
      Circle 4 to 6 shrimp around the edge of the lettuce and place avocado slices between the shrimp.
    15. 15
      Top with red onion ring slices and a scattering of chopped peppers.
    16. 16
      Pass additional dressing at the table.

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    Nutritional Facts for Gulf Shrimp of Three Peppers

    Serving Size: 1 (324 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 515.2
     
    Calories from Fat 421
    81%
    Total Fat 46.8 g
    72%
    Saturated Fat 6.6 g
    33%
    Cholesterol 170.9 mg
    56%
    Sodium 749.7 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.7 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
    18%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    6%
    Protein 17.7 g
    35%

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    mixed salad greens

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