Recipes and Cooking Shrimp & Watercress Salad 3.7 (3) Watercress has a peppery bite that provides contrast to mild-mannered asparagus in this simple main-dish salad. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 12-16 ounce bunch fresh asparagus spears, trimmed 6 cup watercress, tough stems removed 1 ounce frozen, peeled and deveined cooked shrimp with tails intact, thawed 2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved ¾ cup bottled light raspberry or berry vinaigrette salad dressing Sea salt Cracked black pepper Cracker Bread (optional) Directions In a large skillet cook asparagus, covered, in a small amount of boiling lightly salted water for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain in a colander. Run under cold water until cool. Divide asparagus among 4 dinner plates; top with watercress, shrimp, and cherry tomatoes. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with cracked black pepper and serve wtih cracker bread. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 257 Calories 8g Fat 14g Carbs 33g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 257 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 227mg 76% Sodium 360mg 16% Total Carbohydrate 14g 5% Total Sugars 8g Protein 33g Vitamin C 30.1mg 151% Calcium 141.4mg 11% Iron 4.5mg 25% Potassium 666mg 14% Folate, total 40.3mcg Vitamin B-12 1.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.