An very versatile and easy to make recipe with lots of delicate seafood flavor. The barley provides lots of fiber, which is recommended for those with diverticulosis.
In a medium saucepan, bring barley and chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 - 40 minutes, or until the barley is tender.
Drain well and fluff with a fork.
In a large serving bowl, combine the barley, shrimp, green pepper, mustard, mayonnaise and basil, and chill at least 30 minutes.
Garnish with fresh basil. Serve.