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Andrew Carmellini's dish is a mix of two beloved salads: shrimp-avocado and shrimp-citrus. He throws in a few surprises, too, like the hot sauce in the dressing. He recommends a fruity one from the Caribbean made with habaneros: "Habaneros are crazy," he says. More Delicious Shrimp Dishes

Andrew Carmellini
Andrew Carmellini
November 2010

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Credit: © Tina Rupp

Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using a sharp knife, peel the oranges, removing all of the bitter white pith. Working over a strainer set over a medium bowl, cut between the membranes to release the orange sections into the strainer. Squeeze the juice from the membranes into the bowl through the strainer. Whisk 1 teaspoon of the hot sauce into the strained juice with 1 tablespoon of the oil and the mint. Season with salt and pepper; add the shrimp and toss.

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  • In another bowl, combine the lime juice with the remaining 1/4 cup of oil and 1 teaspoon of hot sauce. Add the tomatoes, onion, cilantro and oregano and the orange sections. Season lightly with salt.

  • Light a grill or heat a grill pan. Grill the shrimp over high heat for about 4 minutes, turning once or twice until lightly charred and cooked through. Transfer the shrimp to plates. Gently fold the avocados into the orange salad and serve alongside the shrimp.

Notes

One serving 253 cal, 13 gm carb, 20 gm fat, 3 gm sat fat, 8 gm protein, 5 gm fiber.

Suggested Pairing

Citrusy Sauvignon Blanc.

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