Shrimp Caesar salad

Shrimp Caesar salad

It is very simple to prepare a classic version of the popular Shrimp Caesar salad. This requires very few basic ingredients: lettuce leaves, shrimp, Parmesan cheese, crispy croutons, and dressing with the same name. It is the correct sauce that turns a simple set of products into that unique dish that enjoys deserved popularity all over the world.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 3 people
Calories 228 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 blender
  • 1 grater
  • 2 mix bowl
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board

Ingredients
  

For the salad

  • 150 g lettuce romaine
  • 100 g shrimp
  • 50 g Parmesan
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (or lime juice)

For croutons

  • 100 g bread
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic dry
  • 1 tsp Herbes de Provence

For the sauce

  • 2 pcs egg
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 20 g cheese Parmesan
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (or lime juice)
  • 1 clove garlic optional
  • 1 pinch pepper

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the necessary ingredients.
    Ingredients for Shrimp Caesar salad

Croutons

  • Prepare croutons for the salad. Cut white bread into cubes about 1.5 cm on each side and place in a bowl. Then sprinkle the future croutons with salt, dry garlic, and Herbes de Provence, drizzle with olive oil, and mix to evenly distribute the ingredients.
    100 g bread, ½ tsp salt, ½ tsp garlic, 1 tsp Herbes de Provence, 5 tbsp olive oil
    Cubes of bread in a bowl
  • Spread the future croutons on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and dry in the oven for 20-30 minutes at 160℃.
    Croutons on a baking sheet
  • Thaw ready-to-eat salad shrimp, sprinkle with lemon or lime juice, and leave to marinate for 15-20 minutes.
    100 g shrimp, 1 tbsp lemon
    Shrimp in a lime juice marinade

Sauce

  • Start making the sauce. Grate a small amount of Parmesan on a fine grater.
    50 g Parmesan
    Grated parmesan
  • Mix raw eggs, grated cheese, Worcestershire sauce, lime (lemon) juice, salt, pepper, and garlic cloves (optional) in a bowl.
    ½ tsp salt, 2 pcs egg, 20 g cheese, 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce, 1 tbsp lemon, 1 clove garlic, 1 pinch pepper
    Ingredients for the sauce in a bowl
  • Combine all ingredients into a single mass using a blender. Then add olive oil in a thin stream, continuing to beat to obtain a homogeneous emulsion.
    Making sauce with a blender

Salad

  • Tear lettuce leaves by hand into a separate bowl and then drizzle with dressing.
    150 g lettuce
    Salad leaves, sprinkled with dressing
  • Using a vegetable peeler, shave thin flakes of Parmesan from the block.
    Cheese slicing
  • Assemble the salad on a plate. To do this, lay the lettuce leaves mixed with the sauce at the bottom. On top of the green ‘pillow,’ place the shrimp and croutons. Sprinkle the salad with Parmesan flakes and serve. Bon appétit!
    Shrimp Caesar salad

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 18gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 616mgPotassium: 239mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 429IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 312mgIron: 2mg
Keyword seafood

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