Tantalizing Mandarin Orange Shrimp Salad

Dee *

By
@Qtie

This salad is a real crowd pleaser or just right for your family dinner or picnic. I triple this recipe for our church functions. It is always the first salad to go. It's often requested by many. I have made this salad with the poppy seed dressing for over 30 years.

The photo(s) are mine.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2
heads romain lettuce cleaned and dried
2 15oz can(s)
mandarin oranges drained
1/8-1/4
red onion sliced into rings for garnish
1/2-1 lb
jumbo shrimp-i use 1 12oz bag 26-30 count
2 3oz bag(s)
slivered almonds toasted till golden brown
1-2
avocados-i use haas avocados they have a rich buttery taste

SEE MY RECIPE FOR DEE'S TANTALIZING POPPYSEED DRESSING BELOW

3/4 c
white sugar
1 tsp
dry mustard
1 tsp
salt
1/3 c
wine vinegar
1 Tbsp
red onion juice and pulp-grated and on fine side of grater. the grated onion really pops the taste of this dressing
1 c
salad oil
11/2 tsp
poppy seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Toss all ingredients except for sliced red onions.
2
Mix all ingredients for poppy seed dressing in blender. Then pour amount you would like on salad and toss again. This poppy seed recipe makes enough for when I triple the recipe to make for church.
3
Put slices of red onion on top for garnish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy