Easy Italian Shrimp Salad
Recipe type: Salad / Lunch / Dinner
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Serves: 4 to 6
Easy Italian Shrimp Salad is a classic seafood dish you can enjoy eating anytime of the year. Shrimp salad is amazingly light, delicious and makes a big impression!
  • 1 pound large fresh Shrimp - cleaned, deveined, cut in halves
  • 2 celery stalks - diced
  • 1 carrot - diced
  • ¼ cup red onion - diced
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 lemon -juiced
  • 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Clean and devein shrimp, cut off and discard tails.
  2. In a bowl, run cold water over the shrimp and rinse well for a few minutes. Drain in a colander.
  3. Fill a medium size pot with water, and bring water to a low boil on stove top.
  4. Add the shrimp, and boil shrimp for about 3 minutes, until shrimp has turned to pink.
  5. Drain shrimp in a colander for a few minutes, and allow to cool.
  6. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, add the celery, carrot, red onion, mayo, sugar and lemon juice.
  7. Add the shrimp, some salt and pepper to taste. Mix until well combined.
  8. Cover with clear wrap and refrigerate for a few hours before serving. This will allow all the flavors to marinate with the shrimp. Best served chilled.
  9. Serves 4 to 6
Recipe by 2 Sisters Recipes by Anna and Liz at https://2sistersrecipes.com/easy-italian-shrimp-salad/