Buffalo Shrimp Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

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Buffalo Shrimp Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
Preparation Time:
hour
Cuisine:
Indian Cuisine
Equipments:
Food blender, Large mixing bowl, Large salad bowl, Wooden spoon for mixing, Chopping board, Sharp knife, Frying pans (2)
Skill Level:
Intermediate

Buffalo Shrimp Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • Large Shrimp, shelled and de-veined – 20 
  • Buffalo seasoning (refer to recipe below)
  • Flour – 2 tablespoons
  • Mixed greens – 1 bag  
  • Avocado – 1 
  • Tomato wedges – 5
  • Butter – 5 tablespoons
  • Hot sauce (Louisiana or Tabasco) – 2 teaspoons
  • Chopped iceberg lettuce – ¾ head

For the Cheese Dressing:

  • Crumbled blue cheese – ½ pound
  • Onions (Chopped) ½ cup
  • Garlic (minced) – 1 teaspoon
  • Egg -1 
  • Buttermilk – ½ cup
  • Vegetable oil – 2 cups
  • White pepper – 2 teaspoons
  • Ground cayenne pepper – ½ teaspoon
  • Salt – to taste

Preparation Method for Buffalo Shrimp Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

Preparing the Cheese Dressing:

In a blender, blend onions, garlic and egg. With blender running, add oil slowly, then buttermilk and seasoning. Finally, add the blue cheese allowing it to mix in nicely, but leaving a few cheese lumps. Refrigerate until required.

Preparation Method

Place the shrimp in a bowl.

  1. Dust with 2 teaspoons of seasoning and flour.
  2. Melt the butter in a small frying pan along with hot sauce.
  3. Mix in the left-over seasoning.
  4. Cook for a minute and leave to simmer.
  5. Deep fry the shrimp in another frying pan until golden brown.
  6. Add the shrimp to the hot sauce.
  7. Place the greens in a shallow salad bowl.
  8. Pour the blue cheese dressing over the greens.
  9. Place the shrimp and hot sauce on top of the blue cheese dressing.
  10. Serve while hot.

Ingredients for the Seasoning:

  1. Garlic powder – 1 teaspoon
  2. Onion powder – 1 teaspoon
  3. Cayenne – ½ to 1 teaspoon
  4. Paprika – 2 teaspoons
  5. White pepper – ¾ teaspoon
  6. Celery salt – 1 teaspoon

Courses:

Being a salad, this dish can be served along with the main course. Alternatively, it can be presented as a main course too.