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Shrimp Salad Recipe With Lentils Avocados And Shallot Vinaigrette. Easy, quick and filling homemade meal that's succulent and delicious! Get the recipe and tips on making this in a snap at www.twopurplefigs.com

Shrimp Salad Recipe With Lentils Avocados And Shallot Vinaigrette

There's always a room for a nice hearty salad in my heart, even on cold days, rainy days and grey days. This Shrimp Salad recipe is loaded with tender lentils, creamy avocados, greens, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, sweet bell peppers and sweet pomegranate arils. A really simple shallot and white balsamic vinegar is all this warm plate needs :)
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword lentils avocados, shallot vinaigrette, shrimp salad recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 765 kcal
Author Mahy


For the Lentils:

  • 3 cups of cooked Black Lentils or your favorite type
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

For the Shrimp:

  • 2 lbs of deveined shelled shrimp (any size, I used 16/20)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika smoked, regular or hot
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil

Salad Ingredients:

  • 3 cups of mixed greens
  • 2 cups of mixed cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1/2 a large cucumber sliced
  • 1 sweet bell pepper sliced
  • 3/4 cup of pomegranate arils
  • 2 avocados peeled and sliced

Salad Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup of white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of finely diced shallots
  • 1 tablespoon of finely chopped herbs mixture of parsley and oregano or your choice
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1/3 cup of olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to broil and set it on high.
  2. Mix the shrimp with all the remaining ingredients and spread them in an even layer on a baking sheet.
  3. Broil the shrimp for 3-5 minutes most until they’re opaque and tender.
  4. In the meantime arrange the salad platter with the lentils and all salad ingredients.
  5. Make the salad dressing by mixing all ingredients in a small jar or container with a lid. Shake the container well until the dressing is homogenous.
  6. Arrange the broiled shrimp on the salad platter and drizzle the dressing over the salad. Mix lightly, serve and enjoy! :)
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Salad Recipe With Lentils Avocados And Shallot Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 765 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 381mg127%
Sodium 1589mg69%
Potassium 732mg21%
Carbohydrates 68g23%
Fiber 26g108%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 58g116%
Vitamin A 1389IU28%
Vitamin C 62mg75%
Calcium 306mg31%
Iron 12mg67%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.