Shrimp Caesar Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 20 min.
Broiled shrimp seasoned with a variety of sauces take the classic Caesar salad to a new level.


  • 1 to 1 1/2 lbs shrimp, (shell-on, uncooked)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs barbecue sauce
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • romaine lettuce
  • Parmesan, shredded
  • Croutons bread
  • garlic
  • 2 Tbs butter, melted
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • Salad Dressing1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Peel and devein shrimp, retaining tails, if desired. Set aside. Combine 1/4 cup olive oil, soy sauce, barbecue sauce. Worcestershire sauce and garlic. Brush shrimp with sauce and broil, turning once until done, 3 minutes per side.
  • CroutonsSauté bread cubes and minced garlic in 2 Tbsp. each, butter and olive oil, over medium-low heat, until browned; sprinkle with shredded cheese. Set aside. Croutons may be toasted in a 325° F oven, stirring occasionally as they brown.
  • Salad DressingCombine 1/3 cup olive oil, lemon juice, wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Set aside. Break up romaine to make 6 to 8 cups; toss with dressing.
  • To ServeDivide dressed romaine among salad plates. Sprinkle with croutons and shredded Parmesan cheese and top with broiled shrimp.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 420
  Calories from Fat 282 (67%)
(49%)Total Fat 32g
(31%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 20g
(51%)Cholesterol 154mg
(26%)Sodium 616mg
(26%)Potassium 922mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
(24%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(46%)Protein 23g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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