creamy shrimp salad

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Tasty shrimp salad with a wonderfully creamy dressing is the perfect lunch, It’s simple yet full of classic flavors! It’s a light, creamy, cold salad perfect for those hot summer days.

creamy shrimp salad

HOW DO YOU MAKE SHRIMP SALAD?
In a pot, boil some salted water and cook the shrimp in for a couple of minutes until it turns pink. Then, stop it from overcooking from the heat by putting the shrimp immediately in a bowl of iced water.
Then, remove it from the water and pat each piece dry.

Place the combination of shrimp, cucumbers, celery, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. All the ingredients are tossed together, then you’re ready to eat!

creamy shrimp salad

This delicious shrimp salad is so easy to make, and it’s so very flavorful. I love making it in the summer. It’s one of my go-to options for a simple yet satisfying meal.

HOW DO YOU MAKE SHRIMP SALAD?

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creamy shrimp salad

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Tasty shrimp salad with a wonderfully creamy dressing is the perfect lunch, It's simple yet full of classic flavors! It's a light, creamy, cold salad perfect for those hot summer days.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy shrimp salad
Servings: 2
Calories: 409kcal
Author: Luda huang

Equipment

  • pot

Ingredients

  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 lemon quartered
  • 2 medium cucumbers peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup celery finely diced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup low fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

Instructions

  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Add the shrimp to the pot and cook for 2-3 minutes or until pink and opaque. Transfer the shrimp to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.
  • Drain the shrimp then pat dry.
  • Place the shrimp, celery, lemon juice, cucumbers, salt, pepper, sour cream, and mayonnaise in a bowl. Toss gently to coat.
  • Garnish with additional cilantro and serve, Serve immediately. or cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 302mg | Sodium: 1419mg | Potassium: 832mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 832IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 222mg | Iron: 1mg
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