Pitas with Nordic Shrimp Salad, Grilled Corn, and Avocado
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Serves 4


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  • 2 ears fresh corn, shucked
  • 454g (1 lb.) cooked Nordic shrimp
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ red pepper, seeded and thinly diced
  • 1 mini cucumber, sliced into thin rounds
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) chopped fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) mayonnaise (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 4 pitas, halved
  • 4 leaf lettuce leaves


  1. Preheat BBQ and oil grill.
  2. Grill corn over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes each side, rotating until fully grilled. On a work surface, remove corn kernels with a knife. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, use a spoon to toss together shrimp, corn kernels, red onion, red pepper, cucumber, cilantro, lime juice, crushed red pepper, mayonnaise, and avocado. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Garnish pitas with leaf lettuce and shrimp salad. Serve.