Spinach, Mandarin and Spiced Shrimp Salad with Mandarin Orange Dressing

Spinach, Mandarin and Spiced Shrimp Salad with Mandarin Orange Dressing
Yield:
48 servings, 1 salad (9-1/2 oz./270 g) each

Ingredients

Ingredients Weights Measures
Spicy Glazed Almonds
light brown sugar, packed 6 oz. [170 g] 3/4 cup [175 L]
fresh cracked black pepper - [3 g] 1-1/2 tsp. [7 mL]
cayenne pepper - [3 g] 1-1/2 tsp. [7 mL]
chili powder - [3 g] 1-1/2 tsp. [7 mL]
salt - [3 g] 1-1/2 tsp. [7 mL]
unsalted butter 2 oz. [60 g] 6 Tbsp. [90 mL]
raw whole almonds, toasted 2 lb. [1 kg] 1-1/2 qt. [1.5 L]
Salad
large shrimp, peeled with tails left on, deveined 15 lb. [6.7 kg]
Bull's-Eye Raging Buffalo Wing Sauce 3 lb. [1.7 kg] 1-1/2 qt. [1.5 L]
baby spinach leaves 6 lb. [2.7 kg] 6 gal. [24 L]
red peppers, julienned 4 lb. [2 kg] 1 gal. [4 L]
mandarin oranges, sectioned 4 lb. [2 kg] 2-1/4 qt. [2.25 L]
Kraft Mandarin Orange with Sesame Dressing 3 lb. [1.4 kg] 1-1/2 qt. [1.5 L]
Spicy Glazed Almonds
light brown sugar, packed 1/2 oz. [15 g] 1 Tbsp. [15 mL]
fresh cracked black pepper - 1/8 tsp.
cayenne pepper - 1/8 tsp.
chili powder - 1/8 tsp.
salt - 1/8 tsp.
unsalted butter - [7 g] 1-1/2 tsp. [7 mL]
raw whole almonds, toasted 3 oz. [85 g] 1/2 cup [125 mL]
Salad
large shrimp, peeled with tails left on, deveined 1 lb. [565 g]
Bull's-Eye Raging Buffalo Wing Sauce 5 oz. [140 g] 1/2 cup [125 mL]
baby spinach leaves 8 oz. [225 g] 2 qt. [2 L]
red peppers, julienned 6 oz. [170 g] 1-1/3 cups [325 mL]
mandarin oranges, sectioned 6 oz. [170 g] 3/4 cup [175 mL]
Kraft Mandarin Orange with Sesame Dressing 4 oz. [115 g] 1/2 cup [125 mL]

Directions

Spicy Glazed Almonds: Mix sugar and seasonings; set aside. Melt butter in saucepan on medium-high heat. Add nuts; toss to coat. Stir in sugar mixture; cook 6 to 8 min. or until sugar is caramelized, stirring constantly. Spread onto bottom of foil- or parchment paper-lined full-sheet pan; cool completely. Break into pieces.

For each serving: Grill 5 oz (140 g) shrimp on medium heat until shrimp turn pink, turning occasionally and brushing with Buffalo wing sauce.

Place 2 cups (500 mL) spinach on serving plate; top with 1-1/2 oz. (45 g) each red pepper and oranges, and 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each dressing and Spicy Glazed Almonds. Top with shrimp.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Make Ahead
Spicy Glazed Almonds can be prepared ahead of time. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days before using.
Shortcut
Prepare using drained canned mandarin orange segments.

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Nutritional Information
Calories
 470
Total fat
 21 g
Saturated fat
 2.5 g
Cholesterol
 205 mg
Sodium
 790 mg
Carbohydrate
 40 g
Dietary fibre
 6 g
Sugars
 29 g
Protein
 35 g
Vitamin A
 80 %DV
Vitamin C
 190 %DV
Calcium
 20 %DV
Iron
 45 %DV