Barley, Shrimp, and Corn Salad

Barley, Shrimp, and Corn Salad


"A lightly seasoned oil and lemon juice dressing perfectly accents the flavors of this salad made with barley, shrimp, and red and green bell peppers."


1 h 5 m servings 487 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 487 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 16.6 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.7g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 32.7 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 221 mg
  • 74%
  • Sodium:
  • 557 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine barley and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for approximately 35 minutes.
  2. Transfer barley to a large bowl, and toss with shrimp, corn, bell peppers, green onions, thyme, and lemon zest.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice and oil. Season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over barley salad, and toss to combine.
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  1. 13 Ratings


This salad was excellent. I made it because it sounded very healthy and tasty. I did not use quite as much barley as the recipe states. I used 3/4 c. barley and prepared it as directed on the...

This was tasty -- made it for a potluck, where I was looking for something that wasn't Yet Another Pasta Salad. I'm giving it 3 stars, but it could get to 4 with a little tweaking. I followed ...

I really enjoyed this salad. I made a few minor changes - I leftout the raw peppers since they bother me and added edamame and diced tomatoes and some red pepper flakes. I used some frozen roast...

Excellent! Very fresh tasting. I added lots of fresh parsley at the end and we all LOVED it here. My son and I are big shrimp fans and I'm always on the lookout for tasty recipes so thanks!

I made only a few small changes, I used half the amount of corn called for and half the amount of green onions and upped the lemon juice in the dressing slightly due to personal tastes. My husb...

I wasn't quite sure if this was supposed to be served hot or cold. I rinsed the barley in cold water before I tossed in the other ingredients. I added some fresh lemon thyme. I liked the tast...

There's too much carbo's in the receipe for Diabetics like me.

This recipe is quite tasty. I used "veggie shrimp" that I bought at Whole Foods because I'm a vegetarian. I added a hint of sugar, although it's just as tasty without. This is a light and health...

only used 1/3 cup lemon juice and no shrimp and it turned out fantastic!!