Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

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Christine Finney

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@tigerladyinwi

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 !!

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Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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4 c
uncooked elbow macaroni
2 stalk(s)
celery, chopped fine
1 medium
onion, chopped fine
1 medium
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
milk
1 1/4 c
mayonnaise
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
paprika

How to Make Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bring 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
  • 2In a large mixing bowl, combine macaroni, celery, onion, green pepper, shrimp, and crab.
  • 3In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, milk, dill, salt, sugar, cocktail sauce.
  • 4Pour the dressing mixture into the macaroni mixture and mix well. Seal the bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 4 to 6 hours.

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About Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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