Shrimp Cocktail Salad


I was thinking the other day, how much I loved Shrimp Cocktail, and how great it would be to have it in a salad. After a little searching, I came to the conclusion I would use a lemon vinaigrette for the salad dressing, and pre-marinate the shrimp in the cocktail sauce. You can use any cocktail sauce you choose (I made mine as I always do from scratch, which is super easy).

Put anything you like in the salad and viola!, you’ve got a super summer salad!

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Shrimp Cocktail Salad

  • Author: A Foodie Affair
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Super easy, summer salad that even a novice can make in minutes!


  • 12 medium cooked shrimp
  • Shrimp cocktail sauce
  • lettuce
  • grape cherry tomatoes, whole
  • pickling cucumbers, sliced
  • Lemon Vinaigrette dressing
  • chopped fresh dill, for garnish


  1. Marinate cooked shrimp in some of the cocktail sauce, and put in fridge for 15 minutes or so.
  2. Make salad and toss with vinaigrette. Plate on a salad plate, and mound shrimp in the middle of the salad.
  3. Sprinkle with chopped fresh dill.



  1. what an interesting salad!

  2. Perfect. Easy to make and so delightful to eat!

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