I’m so excited that my cousin has decided to give the Paleo lifestyle a shot, and from what she’s shared with me so far, she’s feeling great! It’s only been a week for her, but she’s made some pretty incredible looking meals which I’ll be sharing with you. I knew Rita was great in the kitchen, but I had no idea just how good; check out this tasty Shrimp Salad she whipped up in no time and keep an eye out for more of Rita’s Recipes to come. 

How amazing to inspire a loved one to make some great health changes; life’s good 🙂 

So here you have it  – Rita’s Easy Peasy Shrimp Salad. Grab some frozen shrimp, and make some for dinner tonight!

Rita’s Shrimp Salad (Paleo, GF, DF)

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Serving Size: 1 salad plate

Rita’s Shrimp Salad (Paleo, GF, DF)


  • 6 frozen or fresh shrimp
  • 1/2 onion sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 bell pepper sliced lengthwise
  • 2-4 Roma tomatoes
  • (Can use store bought pico de gallo if preferred)
  • Lettuce for salad
  • 2 TBSP coconut oil
  • 1 Lemon for season
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for drizzling on salad


  1. Heat skillet over high heat
  2. Thaw frozen shrimp, or prepare fresh shrimp for sautéing
  3. Reduce heat to medium and place shrimp in pan.
  4. Toss with coconut oil
  5. Add sliced onion(leaving a couple slices for pico) and pepper and season with salt & pepper
  6. Cook shrimp & veggies for 8-10 minutes.
  7. In the meantime, prep the salad by placing lettuce on plate and drizzle with EVOO
  8. Cut up Roma tomatoes and dice remaining onion
  9. Cut lemon in half and squeeze 1/2 lemon on tomatoes and onion
  10. Season pico with salt & pepper
  11. Once shrimp and veggies are finished cooking, remove from pan and place on top of salad.
  12. Squeeze remaining half of lemon on top of shrimp
  13. Top with Pico
  14. Enjoy!


This delicious recipe can be made with either fresh or frozen shrimp and is a quick and satisfying meal!