Southern Shrimp Salad

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Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Difficulty: Easy

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2 tablespoon shrimp boil
2 lb shrimp, cleaned, peeled, and deveined
1 cup uncooked white rice
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup green olives, chopped
1 cup mayonnaise


Dissolve shrimp boil in 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.  Add shrimp and boil for 4 minutes.  Drain shrimp and reserve shrimp boil water.  Chop shrimp into bite size chunks and place on paper towels to cool.  In the reserved shrimp boil water, add the rice, and cook until tender for 15 to 20 minutes.  Drain rice in colander and allow to cool.  Add onion, olives, and pepper to rice, and stir in the mayonnaise.  Add the cooled dry shrimp to the mixture and blend well.

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen

Show: Paula's Home Cooking/Savannah Country cookbook
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By Anonymous on December 03, 2010


Very good for lunch or a light dinner. Clean yet seasoned flavor, and beautiful served over some fresh romaine leaves. Looks gourmet when you take it to work for lunch!

By Anonymous on March 28, 2010

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