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Shrimp salad with lettuce in a bowl.

Shrimp Salad with Lettuce (Simple & Fancy)

This shrimp lettuce salad is the definition of refreshing and crisp. Tossed with creamy ranch dressing and perfect for hectic weeknights!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword shrimp lettuce salad, shrimp salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 196kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1/2 lb jumbo shrimp
  • 1 tsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 heads romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup corn
  • 5 mini bell peppers sliced
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • If your shrimp isn't already peeled, go ahead and take the shells off. Dice the bell peppers into 1-inch pieces.
    Shrimp in a bowl.
  • Wash and dry the lettuce. Slice it into 2-inch chunks.
    Chopped lettuce in a bowl.
  • Preheat a skillet over high-heat with oil. Toss in the corn and sauté it until it's slightly browned. In the same skillet, sauté the bell peppers until lightly browned. Set the veggies aside.
    Bell peppers cooking in a pan.
  • Pop the shrimp into the skillet with oil. Once the shrimp starts turning pink, press garlic into the skillet and remove from heat.
    Shrimp cooking in a pan.
  • Assemble the salad by placing the lettuce, bell peppers, corn, and shrimp in a large bowl. Toss in the ranch dressing right before you plan to serve. Enjoy!
    Shrimp salad with lettuce in a bowl.


Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 718mg | Potassium: 930mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 28132IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 3mg