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Simple and Delicious Shrimp Salad

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Avocado, cherry tomatoes, candy beets, and blood oranges are combined with a light and zingy champagne vinegar dressing to create a delicious grilled shrimp salad.
I guess I knew what to expect from the farmers market. Lucky for me, the most visually appealing options also tend to be the tastiest! I knew the moment I laid eyes on these magnificent jumbo prawns at the seafood market that they would be the highlight of a fantastic meal. Although visually stunning, the “psychedelic” beets taste very similar to traditional beets. Those tiny tomatoes, picked right off the vine, were like little sugar bombs. I have found my go-to seafood salad recipe here

If you hate shrimp/seafood in general but are for some reason taking a look at this post then you’ve GOT to make the tomato orange salad, it was just soooo amazing… The cherry tomatoes and oranges were really sweet but the dressing had all of these pickled shallots, which added a wonderful contrast and really made the dish for me. Fresh parsley and thyme were great in this as well.

Dishes Suitable for an Appetizer, Salad, Side, or Snack
Time Required to Prepare Meal: 20 minutes in total
Calories 602kcal
2 Servings

Shrimp Salad: Here’s the recipe

  • Make a small cut in the shrimp’s back to remove the nerve. Chop the garlic cloves into small pieces.
  • Remove the shrimp’s shell beginning at the point where the legs were connected.
  • Melt some butter in a skillet over moderate heat.
  • Make use of the olive oil.
  • Put in some garlic chop.
  • Keep stirring it for a few minutes. White wine, if preferred, can be added at this time; the alcohol will be cooked off by raising the temperature slightly.
  • Cook the prawns on both sides after adding them. Beets can be cooked in a double pot over high heat for 30 minutes, or until tender. After it’s cooked through, it can be peeled off in cool water.
  • Put some olive oil and champagne vinegar in a small mason container and shake well.
  • Make sure to flavour the food.
  • Extract the juice of half a lemon.
  • Mince the onion.
  • Tomatoes, roasted beets, a blood orange, and an avocado should all be sliced. Prepare a dish with sliced avocado and beets. To the tomatoes and blood oranges, add the quantity of shallots and dressing that you prefer. Lime rosemary can be sprinkled.

Key points:

There are many delicious dressings that can be paired with a shrimp Salad!

For this salad’s dressing, I combined fresh greens, champagne vinegar, and lemon juice. However, because shrimp is a very adaptable protein, you can serve it with both stronger-flavored sauces that contain balsamic vinegar and creamy dressings like thousand island and ranch.


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I took some time to arrange the ingredients on the dish artistically, but you could easily chop the avocado and beet and toss them in with the salad. It would presumably taste the same but be less of a hassle to eat. This is now my go-to condiment topping.
The shrimp is delicious whether served hot or chilled. This recipe tastes almost the same when made with regular beets and oranges.

Quick Glances


  • 3-5 minced garlic cloves,
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter,
  • 5 large prawns,
  • 1/2 cup white wine,
  • 2 ounces cherry tomatoes,
  • 1 avocado,
  • 2-4 chioggio beets,
  • 1 sprig of lemon thyme,
  • and 1 cup of chopped blood orange.

The Dressing Call For:

  • one chopped shallot,
  • one-fourth cup of extra-virgin olive oil,
  • one sprinkle of sea salt, one-half cup of champagne vinegar,
  • one sprig of lemon thyme,
  • and one tablespoon of lemon juice.

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