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How to Prepare a Shrimp Salad

“Lettuce leaves, green onions, mayonnaise, mustard, eggs, shrimp, lemon juice or white wine… There you have it, a delicious salad that can be prepared in no time. Not only does it please the palate, but it’s also perfect for last-minute guests or a festive table.”

Whether you’re a cooking novice or a seasoned chef, learn how to prepare a shrimp salad for four people. This recipe is quick, easy, and budget-friendly, guaranteed to make your mouth water!

The Ingredients Needed for Preparation

For the salad (serving 4 people), you will need the following ingredients:

• 500g of peeled shrimp

• 16 cooked shrimp, tails intact

• 5cl of oil

• 20g of butter

• 4 fresh eggs

• 1 minced green onion

• 8 lettuce leaves

• Freshly ground pepper and salt

As for the mayonnaise, here’s what you need:

• 2 eggs

• 5g of salt

• 10g of mustard

• 2g of pepper

• 1cl of white wine vinegar or lemon juice

• 35cl of oil

Follow the Preparation Steps

Start by preparing the mayonnaise as follows:

• Take a bowl and put 2 egg yolks in it, which you will whisk for 30 seconds.

• Add pepper, mustard, and salt.

• While whisking, gradually add 35cl of oil, first drop by drop, and then in a thin stream.

• Mix in lemon juice or white wine, adjusting the seasoning.

Next, prepare the shrimp by placing them in a hot pan with the oil and butter. Cook them over high heat for about 3 minutes on each side. Let them rest!

In a salad bowl, combine the mayonnaise, the 2 crumbled hard-boiled eggs, the shrimp, and the green onions. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour. Adjust the seasoning.

To Finish and Serve

Place 2 lettuce leaves on each plate and put half of a hard-boiled egg in the center, along with a quarter of the salad mixture. Arrange the 4 cooked shrimp in a rosette.

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