Citrus Shrimp Salad

by | Jun 30, 2022 | Dinner, Lunch, Recipes


  • 1 lb cooked shrimp

  • 4 tbsp orange juice

  • Zest of 1 orange

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • ½ tbsp dijon mustard

  • ½ tsp pure maple syrup

  • 8 tbsp olive oil

  • 8 cups salad greens (arugula, kale, spinach, etc.)

  • 1 avocado, sliced

  • 1 shallot, chopped

  • 4 oz sliced almonds, toasted

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Marinade: Combine orange juice and zest, lemon juice, dijon mustard, and maple syrup. Whisk in olive oil 1 tablespoon at a time until you reach desired consistency. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Pour marinade over the shrimp and set aside while you prepare the rest of the salad. The shrimp can be marinated overnight.

  3. Toast almonds in a dry pan over medium heat. Stir frequently so as to not burn the almonds.

  4. In a large bowl top salad greens with avocado, shallot, almonds, and shrimp.

  5. Use marinade for the salad dressing.