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Basic Shellfish Salad

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Ingredients
  Cooked shelled deveined shrimp/Cooked lobster / crab meat / scallops 1 Pound, diced
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice/French dressing 2 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Anchovy paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced chives 1 Tablespoon
  Diced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chilled
  Diced cucumber 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chilled
Directions

Mix all but last 2 ingredients, cover, and chill 2-3 hours.
Add celery and cucumber, mix well, and taste for salt if anchovy paste is not used.
Serve mounded in lettuce cups, hollowed-out tomatoes, halved avocados, or in the center of a tomato aspic or jellied vegetable salad ring.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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