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Shrimp Salad Recipe and Five Ways to Eat it

Shrimp Salad Recipe and Five Ways to Eat it

Shrimp salads are a classic for serving your friends and family and enjoy at anytime of the year. 

Ingredients Required:

For the salad

  • One lb. shrimp, deveined and peeled
  • 1 tbsp. of extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 red finely chopped onion
  • One stalk finely chopped celery
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped dill

For the dressing 

  • 1/2 c. of mayonnaise
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp. of dijon mustard

Method of Making the Salad 

Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Step 2 – Toss shrimp with oil and season using salt pepper on a big baking sheet.

Step 3 – Bake for 5 to 7 minutes, or until shrimp are completely opaque.

Step 4 – Whisk lemon juice, mayonnaise, zest, and dijon mustard in a large mixing bowl. 

Step 5 – Season with pepper and salt. 

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Step 6 – Toss together the cooked shrimp, celery, red onion and dill in a mixing dish.

Step 7 – Serve over lettuce or on toast.

Serving Options for the salad

This shrimp salad can be eaten straight from the bowl or served in various ways.

  • Salad: Spoon your salad into a leaf of romaine lettuce.
  • Crackers: Serve your salad with buttered crackers on the side.
  • Sandwich: Toss your shrimp salad with some green leaf lettuce on a toasted and buttered bun.
  • Avocado: Spoon your shrimp into half of an avocado.
  • Pasta: To prepare a pasta salad, add 8 ounces of cooked short pasta.
  • Cucumber: Spoon the mixture onto cucumber slices for a simple party snack.
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