Grilled Caesar Salad with Champagne® Mango and Shrimp

Grilled Caesar Salad with Champagne® Mango and Shrimp

Serves 2
Meal type Main Dish, Salad, Side Dish

Ingredients

  • 1 head romaine lettuce (cut in half)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 4 Large fresh or frozen shrimp (boiled chilled)
  • 1 Champagne® Mango (peeled, seeded and cut lengthwise)
  • 2 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 Tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 anchovy fillet (minced)

Optional

  • 2 Tbs parmesan cheese (grated)
  • croutons

Directions

Step 1 Preheat grill to high.
Step 2 In a bowl, mix vinegars, egg yolk, garlic and anchovy together with a whisk, and slowly drizzle in the oil (a few drops at a time) to create a well-mixed, smooth texture.
Step 3 Next, place the romaine lettuce cut-side down on the hottest part of the grill, allowing it to char for about a minute.
Step 4 Remove lettuce from grill, and arrange on two plates. Serve with 2 shrimp on each plate, arranging several mango slices on top of the lettuce.
Step 5 Drizzle salad with the dressing and (optional) garnish with grated cheese and croutons of your choice.

Note

This recipe was prepared exclusively for Ciruli Brothers, LLC by Executive Chef Noah Aguilar.  As a committed promoter of fresh fruits and vegetables, Chef Noah participates in various industry events with the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas.  His work has been featured in publications such as Sunset Magazine, The Arizonian, Savannah Magazine and Tucson Lifestyle Magazine, among others. Chef Noah received his education from the New England Culinary Institute, and continues to enrich his culinary platform with the flavors of many cultures through extensive travel.  When not working, Chef Noah enjoys playing the guitar, rock climbing, diving and spending time with close friends and family.