Seafood salad are varied in types, ranging from exotic Thai to the classic Crab Louis. It is not difficult to make this kind of salad. The fresh and sweet flavor of the seafood is highlighted. The most significant factors are light cooking and dressing which complements the seafood.
It is your choice whether you want to focus on a single type of seafood in your salad or if you want to combine several types. A shrimp salad, for example, is simple and elegant. Likewise, a seafood salad containing shrimp, fish, crab, mussels, and scallops is delicious and can make up an entire feast.
Pair your seafood with appropriate greens. Add some iceberg lettuce for a little crunch. Leaf lettuce adds nutrition and color. The different flavors of leaf lettuce also complement your seafood. For robust seafood salads, use romaine and butter lettuces. Spinach works well when you want to add more flavor, as do spicy greens like arugula and mizuna. For a light salad, you can also mix in wild greens like baby dandelion leaves, chickweed, and miner’s lettuce.