Spicy Shrimp Salad Recipe

Spicy Shrimp Salad Recipe

How To Make Spicy Shrimp Salad

Turn it up with this delightfully fiery and spicy shrimp salad made with the freshest ingredients: shrimp, cucumber, peppers, mango, lettuce, and more!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 2tbspkosher salt,plus an additional 1 tsp, divided
  • 6tbspfresh lime juice,divided
  • 1lbshrimp,peeled, deveined
  • ¼cupmayonnaise
  • 2tspMcCormick® Fiery Spice Blend,plus more for garnish
  • 1tspdijon mustard
  • medium shallot,minced
  • 1smalljalapeño,seeded, minced
  • ¼cupchives,thinly sliced, plus more for garnish
  • 1cuppersian cucumber,diced
  • 1cupmango,diced
  • 1medium avocado,pitted, diced
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 6green leaf lettuces,washed
  • mango,sliced, to garnish


  1. Bring a large pot of water with 2 tablespoons of salt and ¼ cup of lime juice to a low boil over medium heat.

  2. Working in batches of about 6, poach the shrimp until they are firm, opaque, and have a ‘C’ shape but are not tightly curled. The internal temperature should read 145 degrees F.

  3. Transfer the cooked shrimp to the refrigerator to cool completely.

  4. In a medium bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, remaining 2 tablespoons of lime juice, Fiery Spice Blend, dijon mustard, shallot, jalapeño, and chives.

  5. Toss the cooled shrimp in the dressing to coat, then fold in the cucumber, mango, and avocado.

  6. Season with the remaining teaspoon of salt and pepper.

  7. Serve the shrimp salad in the lettuce leaves. Garnish with chives, mango slices, and more Fiery Spice Blend, if desired.

  8. Serve cold. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 200.60kcal
  • Fat: 13.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.06g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.31g
  • Fiber: 3.12g
  • Sugar: 4.80g
  • Protein: 11.59g
  • Cholesterol: 99.01mg
  • Sodium: 496.48mg
  • Calcium: 58.31mg
  • Potassium: 366.53mg
  • Iron: 0.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 72.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.98mg
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