Shrimp Salad

Come out of your cooking shell with shrimp salad, a welcome lunch or satisfying light supper. From creamy versions to green salads topped with grilled shrimp, these easy shrimp salad recipes are fast and flavorful seafood meals.

How to Boil Shrimp

When you're more in the mood for surf than turf, the only thing standing between you and a delicious seafood dish is knowing how to boil shrimp. Boiling is a popular method for cooking shrimp because it's quick (just a few minutes), no-fuss, no-fat, and produces a firm-but-tender texture.

Shrimp Bruschetta Salad

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Total: 20 mins

Sunbelt Shrimp Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

An array of shrimp, avocado, and mango make a colorful display atop a bed of lettuce. Drizzle with the zesty lemon grass dressing just before serving.

Total: 20 mins

Seafood Louis Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Using low-fat cottage cheese and skim milk, instead of the traditional mayonnaise and whipping cream, makes this classic salad a low-fat wonder.

Total: 30 mins

Skewered Shrimp and Zucchini with Basil Cream Sauce

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A whirled-together, fat-free basil-and-chive sour cream sauce makes a soothing counterpoint for the low-calorie cayenne- and orange-brushed shrimp in this grilled main dish recipe.

Shrimp on Greens with Garlic Vinaigrette

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This nutritious shrimp salad features chicory -- a curly salad green that's high in lutein and zeaxanthin, which are nutrients that keep eyes healthy.

Total: 20 mins

Raspberry-Shrimp Salad

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With lightly smoked shrimp and plump raspberries, this refreshing salad makes the table pretty in pink! Simply add crusty rolls and a luscious chocolate dessert for alfresco dining.

Greek Shrimp Salad

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Anchovies are small saltwater fish noted for their intense flavor. Most folks either love them or hate them. It's your choice--but a Greek cook most likely would add them.

Total: 20 mins

Green Bean & Shrimp Salad

Family Circle

The feta cheese sprinkled on top of this colorful composed salad hints of the Mediterranean flavors to come--garlicky shrimp and a fresh herb dressing.

Shrimp with Tarragon Dressing

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Serve this low-fat shrimp and potato salad as a refreshing summer lunch or light dinner. For an attractive presentation, leave the tails on the shrimp.

Total: 40 mins

Chinese Shrimp Salad

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Shrimp and Pasta Salad with Caper Dressing

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Cool and refreshing, serve this upscale salad to summertime company.

Noodle Salad with Shrimp

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Ready to serve in only 20 minutes, this Asian shrimp and noodle dinner in a bowl recipe is fun to serve summertime or anytime. Rice-flour noodles are thin and nearly translucent. Look for them in ethnic food aisles of supermarkets.

Total: 20 mins
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