Lemony Shrimp Salad with Parsley

Brighten up your day with our simple Cretan Shrimp Salad from “Foods of Crete: Traditional Recipes from the Healthiest People in the World.”  Shhh… Company doesn’t need to know that this salad comes together in a flash. Dressed with olive oil, parsley and lemon, you’ll find these flavors irresistible.


Mediterranean Diet: Lemony Shrimp Salad with Parsley

Lemony Shrimp Salad with Parsley

Koula Barydakis
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 255 kcal


  • 1 pound boiled and peeled shrimp
  • 1 head lettuce, sliced thinly
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice


  • In a bowl add shrimp, lettuce and scallions.
  • In a jar add the oil, salt, pepper, parsley and lemon juice. Mix well. Add to bowl with shrimp and toss well.


Calories: 255kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 17gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 191mgSodium: 601mgPotassium: 253mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 933IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 138mgIron: 2mg
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About the Author: Koula Barydakis
Koula Barydakis was born into a long tradition of eating and living Mediterranean on the Greek island of Crete. She is a chef who has worked in many of the top restaurants in Crete and in Greek Town in Toronto, Canada. Koula is the co-author of “Foods of Crete, Traditional Recipes of the Healthiest People in the World” and is currently completing her second cookbook. Koula teaches cooking classes to tourists in Crete and has been hired to teach classes in other countries as well.
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