Honey Grilled Shrimp on Spinach Salad

Honey Grilled Shrimp on Spinach Salad



1 lb large shrimp, peeled

½ cup Italian dressing

½ cup honey

1 Tbsp paprika

Course pepper for grilling

1 bag prewashed spinach

6 large mushrooms, thinly sliced

½ red onion, thinly sliced

2 hard boiled eggs, thinly sliced

6 slices bacon, cooked – reserve 2 Tbsp bacon fat

2 Tbsp sugar

2 Tbsp red wine vinegar

Salt and pepper to taste


Mix salad dressing, honey and paprika in a large bowl.

Add shrimp to marinate while you prepare the salad.

Light grill or preheat broiler.

Put spinach in a large salad bowl.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Thread shrimp on skewers, sprinkle with a little course ground black pepper, and grill over direct heat about 3 or 4 minutes on each side, until cooked through.

Allow shrimp to cool briefly while you make the dressing.

Reheat bacon fat. Add sugar to skillet to dissolve and add vinegar. (It will steam a bit)

Stir to combine and immediately pour hot dressing over the spinach.

Top with mushrooms, onion, eggs, and crumbled bacon.

Put shrimp on top. Yum!

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