Shrimp salad is a popular part of meal menu in regions where seafood is available in plenty. This flavorful preparation also finds a place for itself in the meal menus of other regions as well, mostly during the warm summer months.
Preparation of Shrimp Salad
Shrimp salad is commonly prepared with shrimp, vegetables (preferably raw), spices and seasonings. Innumerable versions of the salad have been invented in different coastal regions. A basic recipe of this dish may include shrimp, lemon juice, mayonnaise, old bay leaf seasonings and celery. The shrimp is cooked and stirred in with this blend. The salad is kept refrigerated till served. Before serving it may be garnished with lettuce.
Serving Shrimp Salad
Shrimp salad makes a tasty appetizer. The salad makes an excellent accompaniment to sandwiches, croissants, baguettes, rolls or plain bread.
Shrimp Salad Recipes
Popular shrimp salad recipes include fruits such as mango and avocado in the recipe. Rice, eggs and pasta also offer interesting variations to the basic salad. A wide range of pickled and dressed versions of this seafood salad are hot favorites of many.