Once you get warm-weather fever, it is truly hard to think of anything else. Well, except maybe Summer Shrimp Salad! This salad sensation is so captivating, it will definitely catch your attention. With the picnic of flavors that include plump, juicy shrimp, amazingly fresh greens, creamy avocados, and a daydreamy citrus dressing, it is sure to shine a bright light on any lunch or dinner. Try this breezy beautiful Summer Shrimp Salad for a quick bit of summer-bliss no matter the climate or time of year. With one bite, you will be summer-lovin’ it!

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound medium shrimp, cooked, store-bought or leftover
  • 8 cups salad greens
  • lemon-flavored extra virgin olive oil, to taste
  • juice of 1/2 lemon or 1/2 orange
  • 1 avocado, sliced or diced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 4 ounces almonds, sliced, toasted
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
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Directions

Step 1 –Gently warm the shrimp.

Step 2 –In a large bowl, toss the shrimp with the salad greens.

Step 3 –Lightly drizzle the shrimp salad with the olive oil and the lemon juice, then toss lightly to coat.

Step 4 –Add the avocado, the shallots, and the sliced almonds to the shrimp salad.

Step 5 –Season the shrimp salad with the salt and the pepper.

Step 6 –Serve.