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Shrimp Caesar Salad

Shrimp Caesar Salad is a fancy seafood delight. This delicious recipe is one of the best options for a dish that is both elegant and healthy!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Shrimp Caesar Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 815kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


Garlic Croutons:

  • 1/2 French Baguette cut in half sliced into 1/4" thick slices
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced

Caesar Dressing:

  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For the Caesar Salad:

  • 1 pound shrimp cleaned and deveined
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 large romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese shredded or shaved


Cook Shrimp:

  • Place a skillet over high heat.
  • In a bowl mix shrimp with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  • Add oil to the skillet and cook shrimp on each side for 2 minutes until browned.
  • Remove from pan and set aside.

How to Make Croutons:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place the bread slices in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, combine olive oil with minced garlic and drizzle the mixture over the croutons.
  • Toss until evenly coated.
  • Arrange the bread in a single layer onto a baking sheet and bake until lightly golden and crisp, about 10-12 minutes.

Caesar Salad Dressing:

  • Combine all the dressing ingredients in a medium bowl, stir well, and set aside.
  • Assemble the Salad:
  • Rinse and dry the romaine lettuce, chop it and layer it in a large serving bowl, sprinkle with shredded parmesan cheese, add the cooled croutons and shrimp and drizzle 1/2 of the dressing on top.
  • Toss gently and if needed add more dressing until the ingredients are evenly coated.
  • Serve immediately.



Calories: 815kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 333mg | Sodium: 2124mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1135IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 519mg | Iron: 4mg