Shrimp Salad with Feta Cheese and Candied Garlic

November 30, 2010 / By Foodland

Shrimp Salad with Feta Cheese and Candied Garlic

A Mediterranean inspired salad, delicious anytime of the year.
Course Salad
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • 0.333333 cup garlic cloves
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 0.5 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 teaspoon sherry wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.5 teaspoon fresh ground white pepper
  • 16 large shrimp
  • 4 cups mixed greens (your preference)
  • 2 ounces feta cheese
  • 16 Nicoise or Kalamata olives
  • 16 small grapes or teardrop tomatoes


Candied Garlic

  1. Place 1/3 cup garlic, 1 cup white wine, 1/2 cup sugar and 2 tbl. butter in a small sauce pan and slowly cook over low heat until the liquid becomes syrupy (about 10 minutes).
  2. If necessary, remove the garlic while finishing the reduction of the liquid. The garlic should be tender without being mushy.
  3. Keep liquid warm in a double boiler.


  1. Combine 1 tsp. sherry wine vinegar, 2 tbl. olive oil, 1 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. fresh ground white pepper in a small bowl.
  2. Whisk until the mixture no longer separates when allowed to stand for several minutes.


  1. Season shrimp with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Sear or grill until cooked.


  1. Gently toss 4 cups of mixed greens with dressing and 2 oz. of feta cheese in a mixing bowl.
  2. Divide between serving plates and arrange 4 shrimp, 4 olives and 4 tomatoes around the plate.
  3. Scatter candied garlic over the greens and drizzle the warm syrup over the salad.
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