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Classic Shrimp Louie Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author foodnessgracious


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • cup ketchup plus 1 tbsp
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound large peeled shrimp
  • ½ tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 ripe avocado diced
  • 8 oz cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed, rinsed and roughly chopped
  • 4 large eggs, hard boiled and sliced in half.


  • In a bowl whisk together the first nine ingredients until smooth. Keep in the fridge until ready to use.
  • In a pan warm the oil and add the shrimp.
  • Sprinkle the Cajun seasoning over the shrimp and cook until fully cooked, about 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine the lettuce, tomato, shrimp and diced avocado.
  • Add some of the dressing and toss gently. Add more dressing if desired or store any leftover dressing in the fridge.
  • Serve the salad on individual plates with some of the hard boiled eggs on the side.