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shrimp & spinach salad

Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Warm Bacon Dressing

Combine outdoor cooking with fresh flavors and you get this tasty salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Donya | asouthernsoul.com



  • 8 cups fresh washed baby spinach , dried really well
  • 1 lb fresh peeled and deveined shrimp , grilled
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 3 boiled eggs , sliced
  • 4 pieces cooked bacon , crumbled
  • 1/2 red onion , sliced very thin


  • 3 tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/3 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste



  • Place grill pan on grill and set burners to high.
  • Sprinkle shrimp with Old Bay seasoning and toss to coat.
  • Place shrimp on grill pan.
  • Grill shrimp 2-3 minutes per side. They will be firm and white when fully cooked-check often, being careful not to overcook.


  • In a small bowl, mix vinegar, sugar, honey and mustard.
  • Heat bacon drippings in pan on low.
  • When drippings are warm, slowly pour in the vinegar mixture.
  • Whisk all ingredients together until mixed well.


  • Place spinach on large platter.
  • Arrange shrimp,crumbled bacon and onion on top of greens.
  • Gently drizzle with warm dressing.
  • Add egg slices.
  • Toss gently to serve.