Bay Shrimp Salad

 

Bay Shrimp Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

  • ½ pound cooked, deveined Bay shrimp
  • ½ pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, cut into ½” chunks1
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup sherry vinegar, plus a little more, if needed*
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 2 cups baby leaf lettuce, red, green or mixed

Combine the cooked shrimp, tomatoes and avocado in a bowl, season with a little salt and gently toss to combine.

For the vinaigrette, mix together the shallots, Dijon mustard and sherry vinegar. Whisk in olive oil until slightly thickened. Season with sea salt and pepper.

Toss the greens with enough dressing to coat, then top with cooked shrimp, tomato and avocado mixture and add the remaining dressing if necessary.

*You can get sherry vinegar from a store that sells fine vinegar and oils or order it from www.ooliveoil.comYou could also use champagne or red wine vinegar, but it will change the flavor of the salad slightly.

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