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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

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

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

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    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.

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