Dill Shrimp Salad Sandwich

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Summer is coming! And that calls for lighter, brighter dinners. It calls for dinner on the back porch or on the shore for a weeknight kayak adventure. Salad sandwiches are perfect for this sort of dinner idea. A simple Dill Shrimp Salad Sandwich is going to make your whole family so happy. It is also really quick to put together and only gets better the longer it sits.

Dill Shrimp Salad Sandwich

If you want to save even more time, you could use pre-cooked shrimp. I do prefer to use raw shrimp for this salad because I can infuse the lemon and garlic flavors into the shrimp. This allows you to build that extra layer of flavor. Honestly, it’s just a few minutes that are well worth it. You do want to make sure that you have them peeled, deveined, and tails-off. You also want to make sure you get at least “Large” Shrimp or bigger. It allows you to have nice chunks in the salad.

Dill Shrimp Salad Sandwich

I used croissants because they are light and flaky. I am lucky to have a great bakery inside my local grocery store, so these are easy to come by for me. I did consider using a nice crusty French baguette, to give it more heft, which I will probably do when I serve this in the Fall or Winter. You could also put this super flavorful shrimp salad in a pita pocket or wrapped up in a tortilla (maybe even a spinach tortilla). If you have a few family members sticking with a keto or paleo diet – you could absolutely serve this up in a bowl with a fork and they will be thrilled!

Dill Shrimp Salad Sandwich

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Dill Shrimp Salad Sandwich

A refreshing and bright summer dish that you can enjoy all year long!
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword croissant, cucumber, dill, greek yogurt, onions, sandwich, shrimp, shrimp recipes, shrimp salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lb Large Shrimp, deviened, peeled, tail-off
  • 8 Croissants sliced into buns
  • 8 pieces Green Leaf Lettuce
  • 1 English Cucumber seeded, peeled, diced
  • 4 Celery Hearts strings removed, diced
  • ½ Red Onion diced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 8 oz Greek Yogurt
  • ½ cup Fresh Dill chopped
  • 2 Lemons zested, juiced
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • ½ cup Honey

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingrients. Start water boiling for shrimp.
  • Add half of lemon juice to boiling water. Add raw shrimp to boiling water. Let cook for 4 minutes (should be juice pink). Drain into colander and rinse with cool water.
  • Roughly chop shrimp into ½ inch pieces, Set aside to let cool completley.
  • Combine yogurt, garlic, dill, remaining lemon juice, lemon zest, mustard, honey and old bay seasoning.
  • Add cucumber, onion, celery, and chopped shrimp to a bowl. Pour yogurt mix over and toss to coat.
  • Serve between two halves of the croissant with a piece of green leaf on the bottom half.

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

13 thoughts on “Dill Shrimp Salad Sandwich

  1. I like shrimp but never had it on a sandwich, sounds good! Thanks so much for linking up with me at the Unlimited Link Party 26. Pinned!

  2. I have never had or heard of shrimp salad before but this sounds so good; plus I am a sucker for any sandwich on a croissant! Yum. Pinned.

  3. This sounds like a deliciously healthy sandwich. Looks awesome too. Thanks for sharing at our #HomeMattersParty.
    I’ll be featuring it at our next party. Don’t forget to check it out 🙂

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      Wow thanks so much!

  4. Create With Joy – USA – Create With Joy is an inspirational blog full of ideas & resources to help you live a more creative life! For recipes, crafts, blogging tips, and more, visit https://create-with-joy.com!
    Create With Joy says:

    Estelle, this looks SO good! Thank you SO much for sharing your recipe at Inspire Me Monday at Create With Joy.
    We’re SO excited to feature you at this week’s party (#488).

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      Wow thanks so much! How exciting

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