Shrimp and Saffron Rice Salad

Serves 4 to 6
A great salad recipe with cooked shrimp and yellow rice … prepare your own zesty salad dressing and serve over fresh salad greens.

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1 each Mahatma® Saffron Yellow Rice mix
1/2 cup light salad dressing
2 Tbsps lemon juice
1 Tbsp lemon zest
1/2 cup green onion, sliced
1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 can sliced ripe olives, drained
1 lb peeled, cooked shrimp
lettuce leaves

Cooking Directions

Prepare rice according to package directions. Cool.

In a large bowl, combine salad dressing with lemon zest, and lemon juice. Add rice and remaining ingredients, except lettuce leaves, and toss to coat. Arrange lettuce leaves on plates and top with shrimp salad.


1) For a spicy version of this recipe, try our Spicy Saffron Yellow Rice mix.

2) To save time … buy sliced peppers and onions at the salad bar or produce area at your local grocer.