Spiced Shrimp Salad

Spiced Shrimp Salad

Cajun spiced shrimp matches perfectly with crisp romaine lettuce and tangy vinaigrette. This salad makes a light and refreshing dinner during those sweltering summer nights.
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Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: Lettuce, Recipes, salad, seafood, shellfish, shrimp, Simple Recipes, Southern, summer, vegetables
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 590kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Saute Pan
  • 2 Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Heat resistant spoon/spatula


  • 10 oz Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Cajun Seasoning as needed
  • 1/4 each Onion diced
  • 1 each Tomato diced
  • 1/2 each Bell Pepper sliced
  • 1 head Romaine Lettuce chopped and washed
  • 2 oz Red Wine Vinegar
  • 3 oz Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Parsley chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp Olives chopped
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed


  • Heat a saute pan on medium high, add in 1 Tbs oil and the shrimp. Season with Cajun seasoning and salt and pepper. Cook on each side until the tails start to curl. Remove from the pan once they are cooked through. Let rest
  • For the vinaigrette blend together the Dijon, garlic, olives, parsley, salt, pepper, oil and vinegar. Adjust seasoning
  • Toss together the salad greens with the tomato, bell pepper, and onion. Toss together with the dressing and top with shrimp.
  • Serve and Enjoy!


Cajun seasoning is to your preference of heat


Calories: 590kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 357mg | Sodium: 1278mg | Potassium: 887mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 27422IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 309mg | Iron: 7mg

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