Louisiana Rice Salad with Shrimp & Avocado


1 1/2 C. Shrimp, cooked, shelled and deveined
1 Lime, for juice and zest
1 Small clove garlic, crushed
1 Tbs. Light soy sauce
6 C. Cooked rice
1 Bottle (8 oz) Light French salad dressing
8 Red lettuce leaves
1 Avocado, peeled and thinly sliced

In a small bowl, combine shrimp, lime zest and juice, garlic and soy sauce. Marinate for 30 minutes. Place rice in a large bowl. Add shrimp mixture and toss to combine. Add French salad dressing and toss until well coated. To serve, line each salad plate with a lettuce leaf. Spoon rice salad in the middle. Fan avocado slices to the side of salad as garnish.

Yield: 8 Servings.