Sriracha Almond Crusted Shrimp Salad

Sriracha Almond Crusted Shrimp Salad- crispy and flavorful Sriracha almond crusted shrimp on top of a fresh and nutritious green salad. This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. 


Almond Sriracha Crusted Shrimp Salad

Hi guys, happy Friday!

I’m very excited to be sharing today’s post and recipe with you, because – there is Sriracha involved.

I recently had the opportunity to try a new product from Blue Diamond Almonds – their bold Sriracha flavored almonds. And I had no doubts I’m going to like it. If you haven’t noticed, I love Sriracha and have posted quite a few recipes with the use of it.

These almonds taste amazing! Love the bold, hot and deep Sriracha flavor. Perfectly roasted and salted. If you like spicy snacks, these are perfect for you. Beer lovers – you’ve got your new snack. Serving size is 28 almonds with 15 grams of fat,

A day after getting these almonds, I quickly realized I must try a recipe with them, because one of the containers was almost gone. I love snacking, so does my husband, so I had to reserve the second container for my recipe.


I decided to make Sriracha Almond Crusted Shrimp Salad, which took minimal time to prepare and tasted great!

I also made a salad to go with it, but if you are not a salad fan, like we are, feel free to enjoy the shrimp on its own. It makes the perfect party appetizer. Make sure you serve it with a nice drink.


Almond Sriracha Crusted Shrimp Salad

I adapted a recipe from Blue Diamond’s website. For the salad, I used lettuce, tomatoes, avocado and some left over grilled asparagus. I made a simple Sriracha lime dressing, too! The flavor balance was amazing! Crunchy shrimp, asparagus, sweet tomatoes and creamy avocado. I’m sure the Sriracha lime dressing would be great on a lot of other salads, so I’ll make it again.


Almond Sriracha Crusted Shrimp


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Servings: 2

Sriracha Almond Crusted Shrimp Salad

Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
5 minutes
Total Time:
20 minutes
Sriracha Almond Crusted Shrimp Salad With Blue Diamond Bold Sriracha
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For the shrimp:

  • 8-10 large shrimp — , thawed and deveined
  • 1/4 cup Blue Diamond Bold Sriracha Almonds
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

For the salad:

  • 2 cups romaine lettuce — , chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes — , cut in half (or 2 medium tomatoes, chopped)
  • 10 cooked asparagus
  • 1/2 diced avocado
  • 2 tbsp chopped scallions
  • 1 tbsp chopped Sriracha almonds — (optional)

For the dressing:

  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp Sriracha
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


For the shrimp:

  1. Grind almonds in a food processor (blender), until there are no large pieces left.
  2. In a shallow bowl combine ground almonds, flour, salt, pepper and parsley.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk egg white.
  4. Dip shrimp in egg white, then dip in the almond mixture. Make sure it is evenly coated. Line on a parchment paper lined sheet or plate.
  5. Heat oil over medium heat. Cook shrimp for 3-4 minutes, turning once, until pink and golden. Place on a paper towel lined plate to cool a little. Serve (or top the salad with it).

For the salad:

  1. In a deep salad bowl place chopped lettuce, then the asparagus, tomatoes and avocado. Add shrimp, then sprinkle some scallions and chopped almonds (optional). Pour dressing.

For the dressing:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl.

Recipe Notes

Almond crusted shrimp recipe adapted from Blue Diamond.
You can serve shrimp on the side, if you'd like to.
Course: Salad

Nutrition Information

Calories: 516, Fat: 44g, Saturated Fat: 14g, Cholesterol: 60mg, Sodium: 870mg, Potassium: 867mg, Carbohydrates: 21g, Fiber: 9g, Sugar: 6g, Protein: 14g, Vitamin A: 5390%, Vitamin C: 28.9%, Calcium: 130%, Iron: 4%




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