Applewood Grilled Shrimp and Plum Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dressing
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Makes 6 servings.
Layer flavors onto grilled shrimp with Grill Mates® Applewood Rub and plum preserves. Perfect for outdoor entertaining, this salad features grilled plum slices, raspberries and applewood bacon in addition to the grilled shrimp.
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup honey
1 tsp McCormick® Gourmet Collection Sicilian Sea Salt
1/2 tsp McCormick® Gourmet Collection Roasted Saigon Cinnamon
6 Tbs olive oil
Applewood Shrimp & Plum Salad:
1/4 cup plum preserves
1 Tbs water
1 Tbs McCormick® Grill Mates® Applewood Rub
1 tsp grated lemon peel
1 lb jumbo shrimp (16 to 20 count), peeled and deveined
1 Tbs olive oil
3 plums, each cut into 6 slices
1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
3/4 cup fresh raspberries
6 slices applewood bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
For the Cinnamon-Honey Dressing, mix lemon juice, honey, sea salt and roasted cinnamon in small bowl. Slowly whisk in oil. Set aside.
Mix plum preserves and water in small bowl. Set aside. Mix Applewood Rub and lemon peel. Thread shrimp onto skewers. Brush with oil. Coat with Rub mixture.
Grill shrimp skewers over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes per side or just until shrimp turn pink, brushing occasionally with plum preserves mixture. Grill plums 1 to 2 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning frequently and brushing with 2 tablespoons of the Dressing.
To serve, divide salad greens among 6 plates. Top each with shrimp, plums, raspberries and bacon. Serve with remaining Cinnamon-Honey Dressing