Cajun Potato Salad

Cajun Potato Salad Recipe

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Lynette !


My son loves this potato salad....I also do a shrimp coleslaw he loves. Best made early in the day or the day before because it requires at least 8 hours of chilling time. Chilling time is not included in the prep time.

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35 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


4 1/2 c
1 1/2 lb
unpeeled, fresh small shrimp
2-3 Tbsp
lemon juice
4 medium
1 clove
garlic, halved
1/2 c
celery, diced
1/2 c
green onions, chopped
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
1 tsp
1 tsp
dry mustard
1/2 tsp
ground red pepper
1/4 tsp
dried whole tarragon, crushed


1Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Chill. Once cool, peel and devein shrimp. Place the shrimp in a bowl; add the lemon juice and toss gently. Cover and chill.
2Cook the potatoes in boiling water to cover 20 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain. Peel and cube the potatoes. Set aside.
3Rub the cut side of the garlic on the inside of a large salad bowl; discard garlic. Combine the chilled shrimp, potato, celery, and green onions in the prepared salad bowl; toss gently to combine.
4Combine the sour cream and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir well. Add the sour cream mixture to the potato mixture, tossing gently to coat evenly. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.

About Cajun Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #shrimp, #make-ahead