Whole30 + Keto + Paleo Spicy Shrimp Rainbow Salad
Fresh shrimp tossed in spicy bang bang sauce and served over arugula along with avocados, slivered almonds, grape tomatoes, and red onions. This dish is perfect year round and is Keto, Whole30, Paleo and Dairy Free.
Once a week my body craves a big salad filled with veggies. I usually stick with the same ole boring grilled chicken salad and wanted to spice things up this week with my salad game. My new Spicy Shrimp Salad hit all the right spots and totally satisfied my craving for something different. The best part of this recipe is the Spicy Bang Bang sauce that gives it a little creaminess and spice. You can also use any extra sauce to drizzle for extra dressing.
Where can I find Whole30 compliant sriracha for the Bang Bang Sauce?
It can be extremely hard to find sriracha sauce in the grocery store or online that doesn’t have some sort of sugar or honey in the ingredient list. I take matter in my own hands when I am graving sriracha and I make my own. Truth is, it actually tastes better and I love knowing exactly what’t going in my body. I love when homemade tastes better than store bought. It makes my heart sing and it is so simple to whip up in the blender.
If you are not on a Whole30, but are living the Paleo lifestyle, then these brands are my favorite.
Paleo Chef Srirachia and Yellowbird Srirachia,
How long does the sauce last in the fridge?
Anything that is made with a mayo base such as this sauce should only stay in the fridge for 5-7 days. Some people go by the shelf life of the egg that is used, but I always stay on the safe side and never go past a week. To be honest though, my sauce is usually gone within a few days because it is so yummy. Always make sure to sell your jars in an airtight jar. I love storing all of my sauces in a Weck Jar.
What if there is leftover shrimp? How can I reuse it?
I always try to use leftovers in different ways so it cuts down on waste. I love adding these creamy shrimp to a skewer and throwing them on the grill and serving with sauteed green beans. In addition, at my house we will simply heat up the shrimp and throw it on some cauliflower rice for a more Asian inspired meal. I have been known to throw the shrimp in a bowl and be complete satisfied with eating it by itself. Just get creative and add some sort of veggie as a side and you are good to go.
What if I don’t like shrimp?
Don’t throw this recipe out just because you are not a shrimp fan. There are so many other protein options that is amazing paired with this sauce. I have done chicken and steak strips and they are both delicious. I haven’t tried scallops, but that is going to be my next experiment. Even if you are not a meat and seafood fan, sub out some tofu for the protein and you will be amazed at how good it turns out.
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