Grilled Pesto Shrimp Salad

 
We’ve become obsessed with grilling things lately. Last night we combined several Pinterest recipes into one and came out with an amazing Grilled Pesto Shrimp Salad.
And it looks like we have a lot of shrimp meals in our future because I stocked up at the Teeter when I found fresh peeled shrimp is on sale for $5.99 lb!

Grilled Pesto Shrimp Salad
Adapted from Gimme Some Oven & Skinny Taste

Salad Ingredients:

2 ears of sweet corn, shaved off the cob

3 strips of bacon, cooked & diced
{I used bacon bits}
1/2 lb. large shrimp, peeled

4 cups chopped Romaine lettuce

1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese {optional}

Skewers

    Buttermilk Pesto Dressing Ingredients: 

    1/2 cup buttermilk 
    1/2 cup Greek yogurt {plain}
    1/4 cup pesto, homemade or store bought
    1 Tbsp garlic, minced
    1 Tbsp. lemon juice
    pinch of salt and pepper, to taste

Marinate shrimp in pesto for 20 minutes {or longer}. If using wood skewers, soak for approximately 20 minutes in water. Meanwhile make the salad dressing by whisking together all ingredients until blended. Set aside. Assemble your salads by tossing together the Romaine, corn, bacon, shrimp and avocado. Thread shrimp on skewers and place on hot grill and cook until shrimp turns pink on the bottom, about 3-4 minutes; turn and continue cooking until shrimp is opaque and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Top salad with shrimp, drizzle with dressing and serve



Using some of the leftover grilled shrimp, I recreated my favorite shrimp wrap {from Leroy Fox} for our lunches today! Matt’s gonna be so surprised when he opens his lunch to find the usual PBJ replaced with this amazing wrap.

 
Photobucket

You can also follow me here:

Facebook // Bloglovin’ // Instagram

Share:

17 Comments

  1. Jacque Pinol
    June 27, 2013 / 1:39 pm

    How delicious!! I Love pesto!!

  2. SLH
    June 27, 2013 / 1:43 pm

    I will be making this! Also, I'm so glad to see that I'm not the only one who packs her hubby's lunch for him every day! And in a lunch box. 🙂

    • Carolina Charm
      June 27, 2013 / 2:08 pm

      Matt would starve if I didn't pack his lunch. The last time he packed his own lunch (like 2 years ago) he ate mustard on bread. Disgusting.

  3. Pamela
    June 27, 2013 / 1:47 pm

    YUM!

  4. Mariel C.
    June 27, 2013 / 1:50 pm

    Yummy! Love your recipes. Are you going tonight??

    • Carolina Charm
      June 27, 2013 / 2:08 pm

      I can't. I already had a girls dinner planned. 🙁

  5. Sha
    June 27, 2013 / 1:56 pm

    Looks yummy! I'm always intimidated to cook shrimp but I may have to try this!

  6. Laura | Our Life in the Queen City
    June 27, 2013 / 2:20 pm

    OH my gosh! That wrap look amazing! YUM! gonna miss you tonight 🙁 xoxo

  7. Mel (Northern Lights)
    June 27, 2013 / 2:36 pm

    OH my gosh, my mouth is watering! I need some leroy fox in my life, like NOW!

  8. DeAnna Stephens
    June 27, 2013 / 3:06 pm

    Making this tonight!

  9. Colleen @ TwoDelighted
    June 27, 2013 / 5:01 pm

    Yummm this looks so good.

  10. Potatoes and Pilates
    June 27, 2013 / 7:16 pm

    Shrimp AND pesto? Love it! That wrap looks delish!

  11. Lobster Meets Peach
    June 28, 2013 / 2:40 am

    What looks unreal!

  12. ninest123 Ninest
    September 26, 2015 / 7:10 am

    ninest123 09.26 longchamp handbags, michael kors outlet store, burberry outlet online, kate spade outlet online, jordan shoes, louis vuitton outlet online, ugg australia, ray ban sunglasses, oakley sunglasses, michael kors outlet online, nike outlet, polo ralph lauren, michael kors outlet, louis vuitton, ugg boots clearance, louis vuitton outlet, prada outlet, michael kors outlet online sale, louis vuitton handbags, christian louboutin outlet, nike air max, oakley sunglasses, polo ralph lauren outlet, ray ban sunglasses, ray ban outlet, ugg outlet, cheap oakley sunglasses, red bottom shoes, cheap oakley sunglasses, prada handbags, replica watches, christian louboutin shoes, tory burch outlet online, tiffany and co, chanel handbags, longchamp outlet, louis vuitton outlet, replica watches, christian louboutin, oakley vault, michael kors handbags, gucci handbags, nike air max, nike free, cheap ugg boots outlet, tiffany jewelry, cheap ugg boots

  13. ninest123 Ninest
    September 26, 2015 / 7:11 am

    nike air max, nike air force, abercrombie and fitch, burberry pas cher, michael kors canada, mulberry uk, new balance pas cher, nike roshe, scarpe hogan, converse pas cher, coach outlet, nike roshe run, north face, air max, hermes pas cher, louboutin, hollister, oakley pas cher, ray ban uk, ralph lauren pas cher, true religion outlet, michael kors, true religion, sac vanessa bruno, ralph lauren uk, ray ban pas cher, coach purses, longchamp pas cher, guess pas cher, vans pas cher, kate spade outlet, nike blazer pas cher, air jordan, hollister uk, lacoste pas cher, nike air max, lululemon outlet online, nike free, tn pas cher, air max pas cher, coach outlet store online, michael kors outlet online, north face pas cher, true religion jeans, true religion outlet, timberland pas cher, coach outlet, longchamp, nike free pas cher, michael kors uk

  14. ninest123 Ninest
    September 26, 2015 / 7:12 am

    vans outlet, ray ban, soccer jerseys, hollister clothing store, north face jackets, wedding dresses, north face jackets, mont blanc pens, mac cosmetics, soccer shoes, lululemon outlet, nike air max, nfl jerseys, abercrombie and fitch, converse, jimmy choo shoes, birkin bag, vans, abercrombie, ralph lauren, nike trainers, hollister, bottega veneta, iphone case, p90x workout, giuseppe zanotti, oakley, louboutin, instyler ionic styler, babyliss, asics shoes, longchamp, herve leger, air max, gucci, ferragamo shoes, ghd, insanity workout, celine handbags, valentino shoes, nike roshe, nike air huarache, reebok shoes, new balance outlet, mcm handbags, baseball bats, timberland boots, beats headphones, chi flat iron, converse shoes, burberry outlet online, michael kors outlet online

  15. ninest123 Ninest
    September 26, 2015 / 7:13 am

    sac louis vuitton, louis vuitton, moncler outlet, moncler, pandora charms, swarovski jewelry, coach outlet, supra shoes, sac lancel, moncler, moncler outlet, moncler, canada goose, michael kors handbags, wedding dress, canada goose, thomas sabo uk, canada goose, uggs canada, moncler, ugg, moncler, ugg boots, swarovski uk, pandora jewelry, montre femme, juicy couture, canada goose outlet, canada goose outlet, louis vuitton pas cher, canada goose, louis vuitton canada, barbour, michael kors outlet online, louis vuitton uk, canada goose outlet, barbour jackets, pandora jewelry, ugg, michael kors outlet, juicy couture outlet, marc jacobs handbags, toms outlet, canada goose pas cher, links of london uk, pandora uk, replica watches, hollister canada, moncler, karen millen, doke gabbana outlet, ugg soldesninest123 09.26

Leave a Reply

Close Me
Looking for Something?
Search:
Post Categories: