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Shrimp Maquechoux Salad

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Category: Shellfish, Salads, Vegetables, Seafood

 Ingredients List

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  • 1 qt Cold water
  • 1/2 lg Lemon; halve
  • 6 tb Salt
  • 1/4 c Louisiana hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 2 tb Garlic; minced
  • 2 1/4 lb Shrimps w/heads; unpeeled
  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 2 lg Green bell peppers;dice fine
  • 2 lg Red bell peppers; dice fine
  • 3 Ears corn; cut kernels off
  • 1 md Red onion; dice fine
  • 2 tb Cilantro; minced, opt
  • 1 ts White pepper
  • 1 lg Lime; juice only
  • Bibb lettuce
  • Radicchio leaves


Place water in a large, deep pot. Squeeze the lemon juice into it and add
the squeezed lemon. Add the salt, hot sauce, pepper and garlic and bring to
a boil over high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 1 minute. Allow shrimp
to cool slightly in the boil, then drain and peel. Set aside. Heat olive
oil in a deep skillet and saute peppers, corn and onion just until wilted,
about 5 minutes. Do not brown. Stir in cilantro, salt and pepper. Then add
the lime juice. Mix. Add shrimp and toss. Serve on lettuce and radicchio
leaves. Source: Lee Bailey's New Orleans Cookbook.

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