Lemon Basil Shrimp Salad [VIDEO]

This Lemon-Basil Shrimp Salad is tangy with a kick. The perfect refreshing lunch on a summer day! Simply toss everything in a bowl, taste, and devour!

 

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Eat this salad on a piece of lettuce or all on its own!

Watch the video:

Lemon Basil Shrimp SaladIt’s my favorite meal to whip up super quickly that has so much flavor! Eat them in lettuce wraps, on top of a salad, in a sandwich, or on it’s own. The options are endless!

Lemon Basil Shrimp Salad

Want more shrimp recipe? Try these:

Lemon Basil Shrimp Salad

Prep Time 00:10 Cook Time 00:00 Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 15/20 large shrimp, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, diced
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, more for garnish

Lemon-Basil Marinade

Directions

 

  1. In one bowl combine cooked shrimp, grape tomatoes, onion, avocado and basil and set aside.
  2. In another bowl combine marinade ingredients and mix well, taste and add more ingredients to your liking.
  3. Pour marinade over shrimp salad and toss.
  4. Serve in a lettuce leaf, garnish with fresh basil, and serve with additional lemon if desired.

 

Recipe Notes

If you are starting with raw shrimp. Clean, devein, and remove the tail. Cook in a small skillet with oil of choice, salt, and pepper until pink, fully opaque and fully cooked through.

 

You can also use about 30 whole baby shrimp instead of the large.

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Spinach Basil Pesto

This Spinach Basil Pesto is the perfect condiment for your pasta, chicken, or seafood! It is creamy, flavorful, easy to prepare, and delicious on top of most dishes!

Add a flavor boost to your meals with this homemade pesto that coms together in under 5 minutes! 

Spinach Basil Besto

 

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 Try it in a pesto chicken salad with this easy shredded chicken!

Spinach Basil Pesto

Prep Time 5 min

Ingredients

Directions

  • Combine everything but the oil in your food processor or high-speed blender and pulse until ground down. Add oil and pulse again.
  • Store in the fridge.
  • Recipe Notes

  • Updated: 2/1/2017
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    There may be affiliate links in this post! By clicking on them, or purchasing recommended items I may receive a small compensation, at no cost to you! However, I only recommend products I absolutely love and use in my own home! Thank you for supporting Lexi's Clean Kitchen when you shop! See my disclosure policy for more info!