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vermicelli by the sea

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Loretta Hampton
Baton Rouge, LA

I got this recipe from a friend at work. I've made it for my family and work potlucks, it's always a great hit. Boiling both the noodles and shrimp in crab boil really gives it a PUNCH!

(1 rating)
yield 8 -12
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For vermicelli by the sea

  • 1 lb
    vermicelli, cooked in crab boil, to taste
  • 1 pkg
    good seasons garlic and herb salad dressing
  • 2 c
    mayonnaise (1 cup can be mcllhenny spicy mayo)
  • 3 1/2 lb
    boiled and peeled shrimp (medium to large) also boil in crab boil
  • 3
    celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 bunch
    green onions, chopped
  • 1 can
    (4.25 oz.) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 jar
    (4 oz,) jar of capers, drained
  • 1 jar
    (4 oz.) jar diced pimento, drained
  • 1/2 c
    parsley, chopped

How To Make vermicelli by the sea

  • 1
    Cook vermicelli, al dente, according to package directions. Drain and set aside. Note: (I like to boil the shrimp in crab boil first, scoop them out, then boil the noodles in the same water)
  • 2
    Prepare Good Seasons dressing according to package directions, using olive oil and vinegar as specified on package. Combine with mayo Mix well. Set dressing aside.
  • 3
    Place vermicelli, shrimp, celery, green onions, olives, capers, pimento and parsley in large bowl. Pour dressing over all and mix together. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • 4
    If desired, garnish with fresh parsley cherry tomatoes, avocado slices, pickled okra or fresh asparagus. Looks great in a footed trifle bowl.