A Starter from the USA: Shrimp Salad

Shrimp Salad

Our journey to find the tastiest food from around the globe takes us to the United States….

Shrimp Salad

Shrimp Salad (for four people)

This Shrimp Salad is the starter of a Fat Tuesday Feast and serves four people…enjoy!


  • Red & Green baby lettuce
  • Yellow bell pepper
  • Boiled large shrimp
  • Juice of one lemon freshly squeezed
  • Half a cup of light olive oil
  • 1 tbs of chopped italian parsley
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 0.5 tbs sugar
  • Season to taste


  1. Rinse and dry lettuce
  2. Slice the bell pepper thinly
  3. Boil shrimp, let cool, peel and devein
  4. Salad dressing: combine all ingredients, whisk together and chill until service; taste and adjust seasoning
  5. Arrange the lettuce on the plate and place three shrimps per salad in a seashell
  6. Drizzle the salad dressing over all
  7. Garnish with the yellow pepper slivers

Up next in our Fat Tuesday feast is…Jambalaya

If you have any tweaks, suggestions or you have tried the recipe and love it – let us know by leaving a comment below!

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