Shrimp salad is a very popular recipe, especially in areas where fresh seafood is abundant. It contains plenty of juicy shrimp, fresh raw vegetables, a generous amount of spicy flavours and is delicious and cooling on a hot summer's day.
There are numerous variations of the traditional shrimp salad recipe. Some are plain and simple, yet no less appetising than the more elaborate, whilst others are overflowing with flavours, tastes and textures, making each mouthful a concoction of exotic and intriguing ingredients.
Shrimp salad can be served as a starter, in a sandwich or croissant or as a light lunch, served with hot fresh crusty bread.
Below are two recipes for shrimp salad, one simple recipe and one more exotic recipe.