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Shrimp Salad Ideas

Updated on July 17, 2014

Shrimp Salad

Enjoy this delicious shrimp salad.
Enjoy this delicious shrimp salad.

Shrimp Salad Recipe

Shrimp salads are easy to make. I always keep cooked shrimp in the freezer for a last minute salad. . This salad requires no cooking and is delicious enough to serve to your favorite friends and family. Get out all the veggies and make this very healthful salad. You can improvise with different seasonings and spices. Shrimp are low in fat and calories so work well for most diets. Hard to find someone who doesn't absolutely love shrimp. I know everyone in my family love them anyway they are prepared.

Some of the Ingredients

Fresh beansprouts
Fresh beansprouts
Sweet peppers
Sweet peppers
Cucumbers
Cucumbers
Fresh ginger
Fresh ginger
Black olives
Black olives

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: Recipe serves 6 people

Ingredients

  • One and one-half pounds Cooked medium shrimp
  • One Cup Chopped cucumber
  • One Cup Fresh Beansprouts
  • One-half Cup Chopped green onions
  • One-cup Red,, green, yellow peppers, chopped
  • Two Cups Romaine Lettuce, Torn in small pieces
  • One Cup Raw spinach
  • One cup Sunflower seeds
  • One-half cup Olive oil
  • One-quarter cup Lemon juice
  • One-quarter cup Water
  • One Tablespoon Dried Rosemay
  • One-quarter cup Fresh Basil
  • Two Tablespoons Ground ginger
  • One Cup Black olives, Chopped
  • One-half cup Fresh crumbled blue cheese

Instructions

  1. Mix the chopped vegetables including the beansprouts with the cooked shrimp.
  2. Add the black olives to the mixture.
  3. Put the olive oil, lemon juice, water, spices and blue cheese in the blender and blend until thoroughly mixed.
  4. Toss the vegetable shrimp mixture with the dressing. Add the grated ginger and mix again.
  5. Lay out several pieces of Romaine lettuce and spinach on each plate. Place a scoop of the shrimp mixture on top.
  6. Sprinkle the sunflower seeds over each plate of salad.

The Finale for the Shrimp Salad Recipe

Now that you have finished this easy shrimp salad recipe, it is time to serve it to all those anxiously waiting. Sprinkle chopped parsley over the top of the salad to add a little color. Crusty hot sour dough bread is a nice addition or pita bread with olive oil. Any left over salad can keep in the refrigerator for just one day. If there is any left of this shrimp dish though probably not.

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A few other shrimp ideas

Marinate the shrimp in lime juice over night. Make ceviche

  • raw shrimp
  • chop red peppers
  • chopped cilantro
  • lime juice
  • olive oil
  • cumin
  • black pepper
  • salt

Keep in the fridge overnight before serving.


Make a shrimp PoBoy

Start with a hoagie roll. Lather the role with mayonnaise and ketchup blend. Add cucumber slices, lettuce, tomatoes and hot peppers.

Easy shrimp curry

Blend olive oil, curry powder, pepper, thyme, garlic salt and cover the shrimp.

Put in the microwave until just warm.

Serve with rice or pasta

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    • dragonflyfla profile image

      dragonflyfla 4 years ago from South Florida

      Voted you up!

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      Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      I love shrimp and this is the perfect time of year to be serving salads. This sounds awesome. I may have to give this a try this week-end! Voted up and useful. Have a great day!

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      carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

      sgbrown: Thanksso much for lovely complements. This is good..and I will make it when you come to dinner.

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