Saturday, August 20, 2011

Recipe: Grilled fennel and arugula salad with shrimp

Grilled fennel and arugula salad with shrimp

Prep Time: 5 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Servings: 2 servings | Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds head- and tail-on jumbo shrimp
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons Pernod or ouzo
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fennel fronds, divided, plus 1 fennel bulb, very thinly sliced crosswise
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 cups (lightly packed) baby arugula
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions:

Using a small knife or kitchen shears, butterfly shrimp from tail to base of head, leaving peel and head on; devein.

Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and pepper flakes; saut&eactue; until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a medium bowl; stir in Pernod and 1 tablespoon fennel fronds. Season with salt and pepper. Add prawns; toss to coat. Marinate at room temperature, tossing occasionally,for 30 minutes.

Prepare a grill to high heat. Grill prawns, brushing with marinade from bowl, until bright pink and just opaque in center, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate. Mix sliced fennel bulb and arugula in a large bowl. Drizzle lemon juice and remaining 2 tablespoons oil over; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.

Arrange salad on a plate. Top with shrimp, garnish with 1 tablespoon chopped fronds.


Source: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Grilled-Spot-Prawns-365819?mbid=rss_epinr&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+newrecipes+%28Epicurious+-+New+Recipes%29&utm_content=Google+International

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