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Recipe for Caesar salad with broiled shrimp

Caesar salad with broiled shrimp.

Karoline Boehm Goodnick

Caesar salad with broiled shrimp.

Serves 4

Broiled shrimp are ready in minutes, and if you buy ready-peeled crustaceans, they require no prep work. Today, many lettuces, including romaine, come bagged and cut up. Serve this on a night when a homemade dinner seems nearly impossible.

DRESSING

cup mayonnaise
2cloves garlic, finely chopped
2anchovies, finely chopped (optional)
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2tablespoons lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste

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1. In a bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, garlic, anchovies, if using, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice,
salt and pepper.

2. Taste for seasoning and add more salt and pepper, if you like.

SHRIMP AND SALAD

1pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
1bag (12 ounces) romaine hearts, roughly chopped
cups croutons
½cup shredded Parmesan

1. Turn on the broiler. Slide a rack about 8 inches from the element.

2. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss shrimp with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Slide under the broiler and cook for 2 minutes, watching the shrimp closely, or until cooked through.

3. In a large bowl, toss romaine with dressing, croutons, and Parmesan.

4. On 4 large plates, divide the salad mixture and top with shrimp. Karoline Boehm Goodnick

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