Applewood Grilled Shrimp and Plum Salad
Food and Drink

Courtesy of McCormick,

Applewood Grilled Shrimp and Plum Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Serves: 6


1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup honey

1 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Sicilian Sea Salt

1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Cinnamon, Roasted Saigon

7 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1/4 cup plum preserves

1 tablespoon water

1 tablespoon McCormick® Grill Mates® Applewood Rub

1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

1 pound extra jumbo shrimp (16 to 20 count), peeled and deveined

3 plums, each cut into 6 slices

1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens

3/4 cup fresh raspberries

6 slices applewood bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled

For the Cinnamon-Honey Dressing, mix lemon juice, honey, sea salt and roasted cinnamon in small bowl. Slowly whisk in 6 tablespoons of the oil. Set aside.

Mix plum preserves and water in small bowl. Set aside. Mix Applewood Rub and lemon peel. Thread shrimp onto skewers. Brush with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Coat with Rub mixture. 

Grill shrimp skewers over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes per side or just until shrimp turn pink, brushing occasionally with plum preserves mixture. Grill plums 1 to 2 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning frequently and brushing with 2 tablespoons of the dressing.

To serve, divide salad greens among 6 plates. Top each with shrimp, plums, raspberries and bacon. Serve with remaining Cinnamon-Honey Dressing.