Marinated Shrimp over Grilled Romaine

Directions

  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine half the garlic, lime zest, jalapeno, paprika, cilantro stems and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil with the shrimp.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat the BBQ to medium heat.
  • Brush the romaine halves with the 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the other half of the garlic and set aside.
  • In a blender, combine avocado, remaining olive oil, lime juice, and honey. Blend until smooth and season with salt and pepper.
  • Grill the lettuce for 1-2 minutes per side until charred, remove from the grill and increase the BBQ to high heat.
  • Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side until charred and cooked through.
  • Place the grilled lettuce on a serving platter, top with the shrimp, cilantro leaves, green onions and a fresh squeeze of lime juice.

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Suggested Pairings: You could try this dish with something different like a light fruity style beer. Or sip on a refreshing style wheat beer.

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