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Barley, Shrimp, and Corn Salad

Rated as 4.05 out of 5 Stars

"A lightly seasoned oil and lemon juice dressing perfectly accents the flavors of this salad made with barley, shrimp, and red and green bell peppers."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 487 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine barley and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for approximately 35 minutes.
  2. Transfer barley to a large bowl, and toss with shrimp, corn, bell peppers, green onions, thyme, and lemon zest.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice and oil. Season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over barley salad, and toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 487 calories; 16.6 g fat; 55.7 g carbohydrates; 32.7 g protein; 221 mg cholesterol; 557 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This salad was excellent. I made it because it sounded very healthy and tasty. I did not use quite as much barley as the recipe states. I used 3/4 c. barley and prepared it as directed on the...

Most helpful critical review

This was tasty -- made it for a potluck, where I was looking for something that wasn't Yet Another Pasta Salad. I'm giving it 3 stars, but it could get to 4 with a little tweaking. I followed ...

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This salad was excellent. I made it because it sounded very healthy and tasty. I did not use quite as much barley as the recipe states. I used 3/4 c. barley and prepared it as directed on the...

This was tasty -- made it for a potluck, where I was looking for something that wasn't Yet Another Pasta Salad. I'm giving it 3 stars, but it could get to 4 with a little tweaking. I followed ...

I really enjoyed this salad. I made a few minor changes - I leftout the raw peppers since they bother me and added edamame and diced tomatoes and some red pepper flakes. I used some frozen roast...

Excellent! Very fresh tasting. I added lots of fresh parsley at the end and we all LOVED it here. My son and I are big shrimp fans and I'm always on the lookout for tasty recipes so thanks!

I made only a few small changes, I used half the amount of corn called for and half the amount of green onions and upped the lemon juice in the dressing slightly due to personal tastes. My husb...

I wasn't quite sure if this was supposed to be served hot or cold. I rinsed the barley in cold water before I tossed in the other ingredients. I added some fresh lemon thyme. I liked the tast...

There's too much carbo's in the receipe for Diabetics like me.

This recipe is quite tasty. I used "veggie shrimp" that I bought at Whole Foods because I'm a vegetarian. I added a hint of sugar, although it's just as tasty without. This is a light and health...

Sooo good! I loved the chewiness of the barley and the over-all mix of flavors. I made this recipe farely close to as written only I used about twice as much lemon juice, because I love the cit...