Spicy Shrimp Salad Recipe | Seafood Recipes | PBS Food

These crispy spicy shrimp are great taste bud burners and versatile. They can be serves in or on a salad, as an appetizer or on skewers. Watch Donna Reynolds make spicy shrimp salad in this video clip from Carolina Outdoor Journal.



  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1-2 tsp Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce (adjust according to your heat preference)
  • 1 to 2 pounds raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup Spicy & Hot Breader
  • Oil for frying
  • 4 scallions, chopped


  1. Place mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce and hot chili sauce in a medium mixing bowl; mix well and set aside.
  2. Preheat oil in deep fryer to 365°F or 1/8-inch oil in skillet to medium high. Place shrimp and breadcrumbs in a resealable plastic bag; close and shake well to coat.
  3. Remove shrimp from bag and fry for 1-2 minutes, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Toss cooked shrimp into bowl with sauce; mix well to thoroughly coat. Garnish with chopped scallions.


Meal Suggestion: Place on leaves of fresh lettuce and serve as a salad or place on mini hamburger buns and serve as sliders. Also makes a great appetizer all by itself – serve several on skewers or alone on toothpicks.

Note: This recipe is good served hot or cold.

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