Shrimp Caesar Salad

red rose designed plate with greens and dressing topped with steaming hot shrimp

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Shrimp Caesar Salad in a red rose design plate
Shrimp Caesar Salad


If you’ve noticed that quite a few of my Fast Foods include seafood, there is a really good reason for it.

I am the only seafood lover in my family, so when it comes time to make myself a lunch, just me, only me, I almost always will choose seafood.

Shrimp tops the list because they match almost any flavor you want to pair them with.

My favorite is garlic, of course, being the good Ukrainian girl that I am.

And with garlic goes Caesar salad, hand in hand.

All you need for this salad is 4 ingredients!

Ingredients Needed:

3-4 cups of your choice of greens, I use spinach
1-2 tbsp Renee’s Light Caesar dressing
6 large jumbo shrimp frozen cooked or raw shrimp
1 clove of garlic

I use jumbo pre-cooked shrimp for the fast factor, but you can use raw just fine. No matter which, rinse those shrimp well under cool water until they are defrosted.

Chop up your clove of garlic, spray/grease a small frying pan with whatever you want and fry up the shrimp and garlic together.

Wash your greens, dry and then toss with your salad dressing. I have mentioned before how much I adore Renee’s salad dressings and the Caesar is no different, it’s incredibly tasty and one of the healthiest choices you can make salad dressing-wise.


jumbo shrimp cooked together with garlic

Once your shrimp are either cooked or like mine, simply heated up with garlic, place the greens and dressing on a plate then top with steaming hot shrimp.

You can cool the shrimp down but I love the hot shrimp on a cool salad.

So enjoy, treat yourself to a quick, healthy but tasty lunch!

I hope everyone has a fabulous week! The kids are in summer camp and oh boy do I have plans!

Not very exciting plans, but plans none the less.

They include getting to know my treadmill much, much better and decluttering the kids rooms when they are gone. That in itself is going to take up most of the week, I am a picky “donor” when it comes to the kids toys, I inspect everything to make sure it’s in good condition and works, I have to get the sets all together, make sure I find all the pieces from three levels of this house and pack them up for Goodwill.  I think it’s so rude to donate junk and broken goods to charities, what a waste of volunteer time and effort! Whoops, there’s a little soapboxing from me 😉

Most of our decluttering has been done thankfully, I am a purger extraordinaire, so there wasn’t much to get rid of.  Now I would like to sort and pack what we don’t always use- certain kitchen appliances are top of this list- and go clutter up my brothers basement with those boxes until we move!

Hmm. It would probably be the right thing to do, warning my brother that I am going to be moving things into his house all week….

Meh. Maybe not.

He probably looks in his basement about as often as he looks in his freezer.


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Karlynn Johnston

I’m a busy mom of two, wife & cookbook author who loves creating fast, fresh meals for my little family on the Canadian prairies. Karlynn Facts: I'm allergic to broccoli. I've never met a cocktail that I didn't like. I would rather burn down my house than clean it. Most of all, I love helping YOU get dinner ready because there's nothing more important than connecting with our loved ones around the dinner table!

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