Cajun Potato Salad

Cajun Potato Salad Recipe

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@breezermom

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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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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

How to Make Cajun Potato Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring 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.
  2. Cook the potatoes in boiling water to cover 20 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain. Peel and cube the potatoes. Set aside.
  3. Rub 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.
  4. Combine 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.

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About Cajun Potato Salad

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




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