Amazing Shrimp Louie Salad

“This is the my personal favorite of all salads, and it makes a great lunch or light dinner. You don't see it much any more in restaurants since it was popular back during the 1950's (the garnishes of olive, egg, asparagus and cuke are "traditional"), but it's so hard to top, I can't believe it's not on every menu to this day.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. *For the perfect hard-boiled egg, courtesy of AB: Place a steamer in a large sauce pan with a well-fitted lid. Bring about 1/4 inch of water up to boiling. Place no less than 3 and no more than 6 eggs in the steamer. Cover and steam for 12 minutes. Remove eggs from steamer and drop directly into iced water. The eggs will be firm but tender, easy to peel, and will have a solid and creamy but not dry yolk. Thanks, AB!
  2. Place your salad bowl in the freezer for 30 minutes before assembling the salad. All the ingredients should be well-chilled before beginning.
  3. Begin assembling the salad with the lettuce.
  4. Add the cucumber slices, tomato halves, asparagus spears, black olives, and sliced hard-boiled egg.
  5. Top with shrimp.
  6. Serve dressing in a separate container so the diner can use as much dressing as they prefer.

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