Shrimp Pasta Salad

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Michelle Flory

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@shellf0969

My girls love this. I make it with left over steamed shrimp.

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This quick and easy pasta salad recipe is sure to be a hit at your next party. Steaming the shrimp in beer makes them pretty tasty. The Old Bay adds tons of flavor too. The celery and onions add a bit of crunch to the salad. Very tasty! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 tp 8
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    shrimp, raw shrimp
  • 1 can(s)
    fake beer or real beer, any kind for steaming shrimp.
  • 1/2 c
    Old Bay seasoning
  • FOR THE SALAD

  • 1 pkg
    elbow macaroni, cooked according to package.
  • 2 stick
    stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1/2
    small onion, cut and diced
  • 3 to 4 Tbsp
    Old Bay, again more or less according to taste
  • 1 to 1 1/2 c
    mayonnaise, more or less depending on how creamy you want it

How to Make Shrimp Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Steam Shrimp. If you have a rice steamer, great. If you have an insert for a pan, that will work. Put the beer in a pot in place of water. Add the steamer basket and fill with shrimp.
  2. Pour in 1/2 cup of Old Bay seasoning. Cut up some onions and add. Cover with a lid. Place pot on stove top. Cook shrimp until pink (should be about 8 to 10 minutes on medium). When done, peel shrimp cut into two's.
  3. Now for the salad. Add shrimp to cooled cooked pasta and remaining ingredients. Cool in the fridge.

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