It is always fascinating to combine shrimp with salad. The toughness of the meat contrasts with the crispiness of the greens that makes for a really appetizing starter. Below you will find some of the most fascinating shrimp salad recipes that I’ve come across with. Do feel fry to try them a home.
SHRIMP SALAD JOAQUIN
1 pound shrimp, cooked
1 cup chopped green onions
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cloves garlic — minced
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
3 teaspoons chicken bouillon
1 teaspoon red pepper
1 cup rice
2 tomatoes — chopped
1 bell pepper — chopped
In large bowl, combine shrimp, onions, garlic and oil. Cover and refrigerate overnight. cook rice in water with bouillon, hot sauce, and red pepper for 20 minutes. Let cool.
2 cups cleaned shelled shrimp
1/4 cup finely chopped sweet pickle
1/2 cup French dressing, below
1 small onion cut in rings
mixed salad greens
Mix together shrimp, sweet pickle, and French dressing. Serve over mixed greens and top with onion rings.
Shrimp salad serves 3 to 4.
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or vinegar
1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
dash cayenne, optional
Whisk together all ingredients in a cup small bowl.
SHRIMP SALAD WITH ANGEL HAIR PASTA
4 cups cooked and drained spiral or shell pasta or (any you prefer)
1 cup frozen peas (thawed)
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
2 cups fine shredded cheese (cheddar or mixed)
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
1/2 cup finely shredded carrot (may omit)
2 cups imitation crabmeat shredded
2 cups Ranch or Peppercorn Ranch Dressing (bottled)
2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup of parmesan cheese (optional)
Cook pasta until done but not overcooked. Cool under cold running water; drain well. In large bowl combine all ingredients except tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. Toss gently but blend thoroughly. Refrigerate 3-4 hours.
If texture is dry add more dressing, top with tomatoes and parmesan cheese.
SHRIMP SALAD WITH CELERY
2 cups cooked shrimp, halved lengthwise and chilled
1 cup thinly sliced celery
1 tablespoon finely minced onion
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup mayonnaise
salt and pepper to taste
Romaine lettuce or mixed greens
thinly sliced tomatoes
avocado slices, optional
cherry tomato slices, optional
In a medium bowl, mix shrimp with celery, onion, lemon juice, mayonnaise, and salt and pepper to taste. Serve on a bed of romaine lettuce and thinly sliced tomatoes or mixed greens. Garnish with avocado slices or cherry tomato slices.