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Grilled Shrimp Salad with Blackberries

Fresh shrimp grilled pink to perfection served with nectar sweet blackberries, crunchy almonds and crumbled blue cheese for a lunch worthy salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Shrimp and Blackberry Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Author Ali Randall

Ingredients

  • 4 cups baby spring lettuce mix
  • 1/2 pound shrimp
  • Wooden skewers
  • Olive oil
  • Honey
  • Pepper to taste
  • 4 ounces blackberries
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 2 ounces crumbled blue cheese

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Heat the grill to medium. Thread the shrimp onto wooden skewers. Drizzle the shrimp with olive oil, honey and add pepper to taste. Grill the shrimp on both sides for a total of 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a small jar whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the lettuce mix in a bowl. Arrange the shrimp on top of the salad. Next, top with almonds and blue cheese. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad and serve.