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Warm Shrimp Salad Recipe

Warm Shrimp Salad Recipe

For a delicious change of pace, try this zesty shrimp mixture spooned over fresh salad greens. The blend of herbs provides plenty of zippy flavor. Serve it with thick slices of Italian or garlic bread for an easy supper. -Judith LaBrozzi, Canton, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 cups torn salad greens


  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the onion and garlic in butter until onion is tender. Add shrimp; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in the broth and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4 minutes or until heated through. Place salad greens on four plates; top with shrimp mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 164 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 180mg cholesterol, 328mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein.

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Reviewed May. 4, 2012

"We made this with salad shrimp and spinach. It was okay; nothing special and we won't make it again. The shrimp might be better on pasta or on a mix of pasta and salad greens. If I made it again, I would use the low-sodium broth as it was too salty, even for my salt-lick tendencies."

Reviewed Apr. 26, 2012

"This salad is very good warm. My husband and I love it and he is not much for salads. We left out the red pepper flakes and added some pecans and it was delicous. It is not so good cold."

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