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Shrimp And Pineapple Salad

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Ingredients
  Fresh pineapple 1 Medium
  Cucumber 1 Medium
  Celery stalk 1 , diagonally sliced
  Seedless green grapes 1⁄4 Pound
  Shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs), boiled
  Mayonnaise/Cooked salad dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley/Watercress 1 Tablespoon
  Curry powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash pineapple well. Use a sharp knife to make quarters ( lengthwise) from the pineapple, while keeping the front intact.
2. Cut the pineapple meat from all quarters but do not cut shell. Remove the cores. Make thick slices of pineapple meat.
3. Drain the shells well and refrigerate.

MAKING
4. Pare the cucumber and make winch-thick pieces. Cut each such piece in half.
5. Add celery and cucumber. Toss to mix well.
6. Peel the grapes and cut them into halves.
7. Add with shrimps and pineapple mixture. Toss so that the mixture combines well. Refrigerate for several hours keeping the bowl covered.
8. In a small bowl add salt, curry powder, mayonnaise, sugar and lemon juice. Combine well. Refrigerate, keeping the bowl covered, untill ready to be used.

FINALIZING
9. Add dressing and toss well.
10. Spoon in the pineapple shells to make high mounds.

SERVING
11. Serve shrimp and pineapple salad garnished with watercress and parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Pineapple
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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