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Simple Cold Shrimp Salad


Shrimp Salad

Shrimp Salad

Photo of Shrimp Salad © Diana Rattray
This tasty shrimp salad is quick and easy to prepare, and it makes a great lunch or main dish salad for hot weather. Serve the shrimp salad with a cup of soup for a wonderful lunch, or serve as a summer supper salad with sliced tomatoes and other fresh vegetables. Or make sandwiches with it!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 2 cups cooked cooked coarsely chopped shrimp, cooled
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, light is fine
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • salt, to taste
  • torn romaine lettuce or mixed salad greens
  • avocado or tomato slices


Mix the chopped with the diced celery, chopped bell pepper, lemon juice, and mayonnaise. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serve on lettuce of mixed greens with a slice of avocado or sliced tomatoes, if desired.

Serves 4.

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