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shrimp and crab macaroni salad

Recipe by
Anywhere, AL

This recipe is adapted from another macaroni salad with shrimp and crab .. I changed it so much it turned into my own... Recently, I offered it at my daughter's cookout and it didn't last long ! I have labeled it excellent in my files and hope you do too.. Enjoy !!

method Stove Top

Ingredients For shrimp and crab macaroni salad

  • 4 c
    uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 stalk
    celery, chopped fine
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped fine
  • 1 md
    green bell pepper, chopped fine
  • 1 lb
    bag of cooked plain shrimp, chopped to desired size.
  • 1 lb
    bag of imitation crabmeat, chopped to desired size.
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    dried dill weed
  • 1 tsp
    salt, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp
    white sugar
  • 4 tsp
    cocktail sauce
  • 3 tsp

How To Make shrimp and crab macaroni salad

  • 1
    Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until al dente; drain. run cold water over noodles
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl, combine macaroni, celery, onion, green pepper, shrimp, and crab.
  • 3
    In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, milk, dill, salt, sugar, cocktail sauce.
  • 4
    Pour the dressing mixture into the macaroni mixture and mix well. Seal the bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 4 to 6 hours.