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Cajun Shrimp Potato Salad Recipe

Cajun Shrimp Potato Salad Recipe

I created this recipe myself and think you'll find it's the most unique potato salad you've ever tasted. With the addition of shrimp, it's practically hearty enough to be a main dish.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 medium red potatoes
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons seafood seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 pound medium uncooked shrimp
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Additional salt to taste

Directions

  • 1. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan; add the water, seafood seasoning and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
  • 2. Add the shrimp; cover and cook for 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and potatoes are tender. Drain. Peel and dice potatoes. Peel and devein shrimp; cut into pieces.
  • 3. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, shrimp, onions and pimientos. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar. Add to potato mixture; gently toss to coat. Season with additional salt. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 158 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 1,447 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.