• Servings 4
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 5 min
  • Cuisine
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Shrimp and Calamari Salad


  • 1 lb large peeled shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails on
  • 1 lb calamari, cut into 1/4 inch rings
  • butter lettuce
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 lemons, cut into wedges
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste.
This is a super simple salad that is absolutely fresh and delicious.
  • In a large bowl add 10 ice cubes and fill the bowl with water. Set aside.
  • In a large sauce pan bring water to a boil. Once water is boiling, turn off heat and add some kosher salt.
  • Add the shrimp and squid to the pan, cover and let sit for 3-4 minutes or until the shrimp and calamari is tender.
  • Remove the shrimp and calamari from the pan and place them in the bowl with ice water to stop the cooking.
  • Meanwhile cut the butter lettuce in shreds.
  • In a large bowl add the shrimp and calamari and shredded lettuce. Add the olive oil and gently mix well.
  • On four platters, evenly place the salad and serve with 2 lemon wedges per plate.
  • Squeeze lemon juice over salad before eating.
  • Season with a little salt and pepper if desired.

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