appetizers

Pistachio Shrimp Melon

Tender grilled shrimp and crumbled pistachios sit atop juicy melon balls for an appetizer that’s as easy to make as it is delicious. A sprinkle of Salad Herbs provides the perfect finish.
15 min
PREP TIME
5 min
COOK TIME
90
CALORIES
7
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS 18 SERVINGS

  • 1/2 cup (125 milliliter) vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 pound (454 grams) shrimp (16-20 count), peeled and deveined, cut in half lengthwise
  • 3 tablespoon (45 milliliter) Salad Herbs
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 watermelon
  • 1/2 english cucumber, julienned
  • 3 tablespoon (45 milliliter) crumbled pistachio nuts

Preparation

  • 1 In a large skillet, over high heat, add 1 tbsp (15 mL) oil and shrimp. Sauté 2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and fully cooked.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in a medium bowl mix remaining oil, lime juice and seasoning. Add cooked shrimp and marinate for 10 minutes.
  • 3 Scoop out 18 watermelon balls using a 1 in (2.5 cm) melon baller.
  • 4 Place a few pieces of cucumber on a decorative spoon, top with a melon ball, 2 shrimp pieces and ½ tsp (2 mL) crumbled pistachio. Top with 1 tsp (5 mL) of the marinade.

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