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. 

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.
Chef Antonio Rossi

Antonio Rossi is an experienced Chef from one of the world's most beautiful places, Sicily, Italy. Chef Antonio spent plenty of his childhood with his granny in the kitchen, and that's how he discovered his love and passion for food. Chef Antonio worked in some of the most awarded restaurants and hotels in London, Paris and New York. Chef Antonio is committed to sharing his easy & quick recipes with you to help you get a beautiful approach to gastronomy.