GRILLED SHRIMP SKEWERS OVER WHITE BEAN SALAD

Fresh herbs make all the difference in this light, summery bean salad that in turn makes an aromatic bed for the easy grilled shrimp.

 

MAKES 6 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 30 MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

⅓ cup lemon juice

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons packed fresh oregano, minced

2 tablespoons packed fresh sage, minced

2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

½ teaspoon salt

2 15-ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed

12 cherry tomatoes, quartered

1 cup finely diced celery

24 raw shrimp (21-25 per pound; see Note), peeled and deveined

METHOD


STEP 1

Combine lemon zest, lemon juice, oil, oregano, sage, chives, pepper and salt in a large bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the dressing in a small bowl. Add beans, tomatoes and celery to the large bowl; toss well.

STEP 2

Preheat grill to medium-high or place a grill pan over medium-high heat until hot

STEP 3 

Thread shrimp onto 6 skewers. (If using a grill pan, you don't need to skewer the shrimp.)

STEP 4

Oil the grill rack or the grill pan. Grill the shrimp until pink and firm, turning once, about 4 minutes total. Serve the shrimp on the white bean salad, drizzled with the reserved dressing.

 

Nutrition Value

429 Kcal,

16.1g fat,

4.1g saturated fat,

4.8g fiber,

32.5g protein,

39.8g carbs