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Sauteed shrimp, sliced jalapeno, diced cucumber, cherry tomato halves and herbed croutons lie on a bed of organic greens and radish microgreens. The salad is on a black and blue, hand thrown plate. A half of a jalapeno is in a hand thrown black bowl with bright turquoise splotches, in the background.

Shrimp Po' Boy Salad

Gluten free croutons and a rich, remoulade dressing, are what make the Shrimp Po' Boy Salad something spectacular. Get on a healthy trek, trust me you won't miss the baguette!
Prep Time 9 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine African American
Servings 3 people

Equipment

  • Paring Knife
  • Butter Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Heat Resistant Tongs
  • Large Frying Pan
  • Medium Bowl
  • Medium Spoon
  • 3 Salad Bowls
  • Cookie Sheet

Ingredients
  

Spicy Sauteed Shrimp

  • 1-16 oz. bag Wild Caught Shrimp, de-veined and peeled, Frozen works fine, defrost before using.
  • 2 tbsp Organic Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Red Palm Oil
  • 1 tsp Chef Curl Ardee Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Simply Organic Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Jane's Krazy Mixed-Up Salt

Salad

  • cups Organic Mixed Greens I like Arugula but any greens work.
  • 1 Organic Tomato
  • 1 Organic Cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 3 Green Onions, chopped White and green parts.
  • 2 Avocados Optional
  • 1 Jalapeno Optional
  • Green Olives Optional

Remoulade Salad Dressing

  • ¼ cup Organic Buttermilk
  • ¼ cup Organic Mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp Jane's Krazy Mixed Up Salt
  • tsp Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning
  • 1 squirt Fresh Lemon Juice

Gluten Free Croutons

  • 3 pieces Gluten Free Bread or Baguette 1 slice per serving.
  • 3 tsp Organic Butter
  • 1 Organic Garlic Clove, minced
  • ½ tsp Fresh Rosemary
  • ½ tsp Fresh Thyme
  • 1 pinch Fresh Oregano
  • 1 pinch Fresh Sage Leaf, finely torn
  • 1 pinch Fennel Seed

Instructions
 

Spicy Sauteed Shrimp

  • Olive oil in frying pan on medium heat.
  • Sprinkle shrimp with Spike Lemon Pepper Seasoning and Jane's Krazy Mixed Up Salt. Turn shrimp over and repeat. Lightly sprinkle Chef Curl Ardee Cajun Seasoning on one side only.
  • Place shrimp in hot pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side. When the flesh of the shrimp turns opaque, it is ready.
  • Remove shrimp from pan, place on a plate and set aside.

Salad

  • Wash and dry salad greens.
  • Chop vegetables. Arrange over salad greens on individual salad plates.
  • Arrange warm shrimp on top of salads.

Remoulade Salad Dressing

  • Combine all ingredients in a ramekin.
  • Set aside.

Gluten Free Croutons

  • Turn oven on to High Broil.
  • Spread 1 tsp. butter onto each piece of bread.
  • Top each piece of bread with minced garlic and spices evenly.
  • Place into oven for about 1 minute or less. WATCH BREAD CLOSELY SO IT DOES NOT BURN. The croutons should be slightly crisp on the exterior but soft to the bite.
  • Sprinkle onto salads, drizzle with Remoulade Dressing and serve.
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