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Shrimp Salad Recipe

Shrimp is a great food for people who are on a low carbohydrate food plan. It is a good source of high quality protein. Shrimp contain omega-3 fatty acids. They also contain 220 milligrams of cholesterol for a four ounce serving. People who need to watch their cholesterol intake might want to make shrimp an occasional treat.

This recipe uses cooked shrimp. You may buy the shrimp already cooked, or you may cook them yourself. I love the taste and texture of home-cooked shrimp. If you need instructions for cooking shrimp, I have an article called Boiled Shrimp for Recipes. There is a link to it in the related links below.

Shrimp Salad Recipe
(Makes one pint of salad.)


¼ cup finely chopped Vidalia onions
½ teaspoon balsamic vinegar (I used Aceto brand.)
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
Pinch of white sugar
¼ cup grated carrots
¼ cup finely chopped sweet peppers
½ cup finely chopped tender celery and celery leaves
1 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and finely chopped (This is about 2 cups.)
½ teaspoon dried dill (I used Lighthouse brand.)
¼ cup mayonnaise (Use just enough mayo to bind the ingredients.)


I use my Kitchen Aide food processor to do the chopping, but it is fine to do it by hand. Use the pulse button to finely chop the vegetables and shrimp. Use the grater disc for the carrots.

Combine the onion, balsamic vinegar, lime juice and sugar in a small bowl. Let the combination stand until the other vegetables and shrimp are chopped. This makes the onions have a sweeter taste.

In a medium bowl, combine all of the chopped vegetables, shrimp, and dill. Add just enough mayonnaise to bind the ingredients together. Stir until it is well-mixed. Pack the salad into a container and chill it to allow the flavors to mix.

Serving Suggestions:

*Thinly slice cucumber onto half of a sliced butter croissant. Add the Shrimp Salad. Serve open-face or close the sandwich with the other half of the croissant.

*Wrap the Shrimp Salad in a flour tortilla with some alfalfa sprouts.

*Serve the Shrimp Salad open-face on a Kim’s Magic Pop, sourdough toast, or crackers.

Whichever way you choose to serve your fresh Shrimp Salad, let us know in the BellaOnline Sandwiches Forum. Tell us your creative ideas, and we will share ours! Enjoy your sandwiches!

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Our Kitchen Aid Food Processor was worth every penny that we paid for it. This kitchen tool has saved me hundreds of hours in chopping and mixing time. After ten years of hard use, it is still going strong!

KitchenAid KFP740CR 9-Cup Food Processor with 4-Cup Mini Bowl, Chrome

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