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3 Super Shrimp Salad Recipes

Shrimp Salad, Photo by dan1592, Flickr commons

Here are three fantastic shrimp salad recipes that you are sure to enjoy. Not only is shrimp good and healthy, it simply tastes wonderful in a fresh shrimp salad. Take advantage of these delicious shrimp salad dishes and enjoy them with family or guests for a light but satisfying meal or side. If you would like to go straight to the recipes simply click on the “Next Page” button below.

Shrimps are always a great choice for a meal. It is tasty, quick to prepare and versatile. Shrimp can be prepared in several ways and combined with so many different ingredients. You can, for instance, prepare great salads with shrimp.

 

Shrimp salad is a great dish not only for hot summer days, but for every day of the year. A shrimp salad can be served as appetizer or as a meal on its own. It will only depend on the ingredients used to prepare the recipe. A shrimp recipe with green leaves makes a healthy, light appetizer. On the other side, a shrimp recipe with noodle or rice will be a great meal.

 

The first of these three wonderful recipes is a spicy tropical style shrimp salad that always receives rave reviews. You can adjust the amount of spicyness to your own personal  taste.

Spicy Shrimp Salad with Mango Dressing

Ingredients

1 mango, peeled
2 teaspoon lemon juice
1 pound large shrimp
1 teaspoon chicken stock
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon Louisiana Gold hot sauce
1 1/2 cup pineapple chunks (fresh or canned)
1 cup chopped tomato
1 red onion, thinly sliced
Mixed lettuce

Directions:

Puree peeled mango with lemon juice, reserve.
In a sauce pan, combine shrimp, stock, chili, and hot sauce. Cook till the shrimp are done. Remove from heat.
Add tomatoes, pineapple and onion. Chill.
Arrange on lettuce, spoon mango dressing over.

This is an absolutely delicious shrimp salad that is the favorite of many of our followers. You will certainly want to try it for yourself.

Shrimp Pasta Salad with Artichoke Hearts

1/3 cup corn oil
1 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup white wine
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
pepper to taste
8 ounces small pasta shells, cooked
1 can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
1/2 cup red pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup black olives, sliced
1/2 cup onions, minced

Directions:

In a large skillet heat oil over a medium high heat. Add shrimp and garlic and saute until shrimp is pink. Remove from heat. Stir in wine, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper.

In a large bowl combine shrimp, pasta, artichokes, red pepper, olives and onions. Toss gently to coat. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

This is a really great tasting shrimp and rice salad recipe. Shrimp and rice simply go together so well and this recipe is ideal for making the most of this delightful combination. It would seem that shrimp and rice are just made for each other.

Shrimp and Rice Salad

Ingredcients

1 cup uncooked rice
6 scallions, sliced
1 pound shrimp, cooked and peeled
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt to taste
Toasted sesame seeds
Steamed snow peas

Directions:

Cook rice and let cool.
Add scallions, shrimp, mayonnaise, ginger, lemon juice and salt. Adjust seasonings to taste. Cool in refrigerator several hours if desired.

Serve at room temperature, sprinkled with sesame seeds and surrounded by snow peas on a lale for you here on REcipe Corral.rge platter or shallow bowl. It makes 6 servings.

We hope that you enjoy this recipe and invite you to share it with your friends on Facebook,. You are welcome to print a copy for yourself if you wish, and you may also want to explore the many other wonderful Recipes available here on Recipe Corral.

Source: Article By Isabel Da Silva

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