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Southern Shrimp Salad

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Servings: 5


  • 2 tablespoons shrimp boil
  • 2 lbs cleaned, peeled, and deveined shrimp
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green olives
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • pepper


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.