Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Shrimp and Asparagus Salad

shrimp (boiled), lemon juice, fresh cream, may...shrimp (boiled), lemon juice, fresh cream, mayonnaise, salt, chervil (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you're looking for a light and satisfying low carb salad, this can be eaten alone or used as a side dish. Enjoy!


    1 10-ounce package frozen asparagus spears                     
    1 pound shrimp cooked
    1 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
    2 tablespoons lemon juice                                 
    1/4 cup Ranch dressing                          
    1/4 cup finely chopped green onions                             
    Romaine lettuce                                                   
    Tomato wedges                                                  
    Lemon wedges                                                   
    2 tablespoons parsley chopped                                  

Cook asparagus according to package directions. Drain and cool.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, sprinkle shrimp with lemon juice and Old Bay Seasoning. Let stand for 2 minutes stir and drain off excess. Add 1/4 cup of the dressing and green onions. Chill for 20-25 minutes.
Take Romaine lettuce leaves and line salad bowls. Arrange asparagus in a circular pattern. Spoon shrimp mixture over asparagus. Finish with tomato, lemon and parsley.
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