This Grilled Shrimp and Arugula Salad with Mustard-Lemon Dressing recipe is a perfect light and refreshing dish for a summer day. The tangy and zesty dressing pairs perfectly with the grilled shrimp, creating a delicious flavor explosion in every bite.


For the Salad

  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Dressing

  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and grill for 2-3 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, honey, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the arugula, red onion, and avocado.
  5. Add the cooked shrimp to the bowl and toss with the dressing until evenly coated.
  6. Top the salad with crumbled feta cheese and serve.


  • For a vegetarian version, you can substitute grilled tofu or portobello mushrooms for the shrimp.
  • This salad can be made ahead of time, just make sure to store the dressing separately until ready to serve.
  • Serve with a slice of crusty bread on the side for a complete meal.


This Grilled Shrimp and Arugula Salad with Mustard-Lemon Dressing is a healthy and flavorful option for lunch or dinner. The combination of tangy dressing, fresh arugula, and perfectly grilled shrimp make this dish a crowd-pleaser. Try it out and enjoy a delicious summer salad!

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