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Shrimp Salad with Vinaigrette

"'This is a wonderful light main dish to serve when you aren't in the mood for a heavy meal,' suggests Lisa Casey of Roanoke, Virginia. 'I love the fresh seafood flavor and hint of citrus in the dressing.'"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, garlic, sugar and orange peel. Whisk in oil; set aside. Cut oranges into 1/2-in. slices; cut slices into quarters. Add oranges, shrimp and pimientos to dressing; toss to coat. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
  2. Just before serving, toss the shrimp mixture with lettuces and onions.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (2 cups) equals 174 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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I had a few shrimp in the freezer that I wanted to use in a salad of some sort. This recipe was perfect because I also wanted to use up some oranges. I didn't have the pimento or green onion so ...

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This was ok. The dressing turned out a bit watery, and too "light". I added hard cooked egg to the salad which made it a bit more hearty, and I would do that again. I think I'd add some more spi...

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I had a few shrimp in the freezer that I wanted to use in a salad of some sort. This recipe was perfect because I also wanted to use up some oranges. I didn't have the pimento or green onion so ...

This salad was soooo refreshing! I can't wait to have this in the summer. This would be a great summer dinner. I made exactly as written only added black olives b/c I have to have olives in all ...

Great Lunch Entree or Dinner Side Salad. I added sliced cucumbers and 4 chopped basil leaves. Next time I'll add more basil. Light and refreshing. This is really good!

I love this salad! Especially with fresh chopped cilantro and mandarine oranges! A beautiful summer dish!

I substituted 3 Tbl of my homemade pepper jelly for the pimento in this. It got rave reviews from our guests. Much prefer this to the mayonnaise-based shrimp salad.

Was good... Managed to convince 3 12 year olds to eat it with me, and they cleaned their plates! Added slivered almonds, and used spinach instead of Bibb. Will make again.

simple and tasty. couple minor tweaks,... chopped almonds were a great addition. we also made a secondary marinade specific for the shrimp and tossed them on the grill; added great taste and t...

Grilled the shrimp in cajun spices - great pairing and contrast of spice and light citrus. Home run with a chardonney. Will try with chicken thigh meat later.

Took advice of previous reviewer and added black olives and feta - very good! Will definitely make this again.