Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad Recipe

The one anchovy fillet gives the dressing more umami depth without overpowering it with a strong fishy flavor.

Blackened Shrimp Caesar Salad

Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad 🔗

Simple, fresh, healthy–this quick salad is a real winner. Quick-grill fresh shrimp, then toss together with ready-made salad mix. Add a shimmer of Parmesan for extra (and authentic) Caeser flavor.

Prep: 15min

Total: 15min

Serving Size: 1 Serving

Nutrition Facts: calories 180 , Carbohydrate 4 g, Cholesterol 65 mg, Fat 2 1/2 , Fiber 1 g, Protein 9 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, servingSize 1 Serving, Sodium 380 mg, Sugar 1 g, Trans Fat 0 g


  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 16 large uncooked fresh shrimp (1/2 lb), peeled, deveined
  • 1 bag (7.5 oz) complete Caesar salad mix
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)


  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix lemon juice and oil. Onto 4 (12- to 14-inch) metal skewers, thread shrimp.
  2. Carefully oil grill rack. Place kabobs on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 6 to 10 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with lemon juice mixture, until shrimp are pink.
  3. Meanwhile, make salad mix as directed on bag. Add shrimp; toss gently. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.


What are the traditional ingredients of Caesar salad?

For a main course Caesar, try serving this with my best grilled chicken. To make the dressing, first whisk together the garlic, anchovy paste, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Next, whisk in the mayonnaise, Parmigiano-Reggiano, salt, and pepper.

How do you cook shrimp on the grill?

An authentic Caesar salad consists of romaine lettuce that is crisp and croutons that may or may not be made from stale bread, and it is seasoned with Parmesan cheese, Worcestershire sauce, anchovies, egg yolk, lemon juice, and other ingredients.

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