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Friday, August 9, 2013

A Delicious Shrimp Louie Salad for Fit Friday

I don’t know about you but here in Phoenix the last thing I want to do is turn on a hot oven during dinnertime. We’ve been enjoying several delicious salads and Shrimp Louie is one of our favorites.

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You begin by layering a large platter with washed and dried crisp lettuce. I like the butter variety for this salad.

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In the center place a generous mound of delicious cooked shrimp.

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Next add in tomatoes, cucumbers, avocado's, lemon slices (to squeeze over salad), olives, and hard boiled egg slices.

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There are a variety of Louie dressings, this is my favorite as it’s so easy:

1 cup of mayonnaise

2 tablespoons of chili sauce (also called cocktail sauce)

1 tablespoon of dried or fresh parsley

1 tablespoon of steak sauce

1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce

Mix well and chill for one hour.

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Then enjoy!

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What’s your favorite salad?



Julie Tucker-Wolek said...


Heather{Our Life In a Click} said...

Yummy! I love Greek salad but I'm also a big fan of a chopped salad!

mississippi artist said...

Just took shrimp from the freezer-I think I will try this salad. I hate turning my oven on-it is gas and heats up the house something awful! Thanks for the idea.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh, this looks sooooooooooooooo good. Thanks for the salad recipe. Hugs, marty

Jen said...

This sounds so good! I may have to alter the dressing a little, but this is a must ry and soon! Thanks for sharing!! =)


ImagiMeri said...

I love 7 layer salad, and my favorite meal is to go to Charlestons and have their house salad with all the fixin's (bacon, cheese and diced eggs) and blue cheese dressing. They also give you a warm croissant drizzled with honey. I also get a small bowl of their baked potato soup, which is amazing. It's a filling meal and somewhat healthy.....really.

Love ya'

Susan said...

Oh Laura, that looks fabulously yummified and I'd like that salad right NOW. Mmmm mmmm mmm Thanks for sharing. Susan

Louise said...

It all looks wonderful apart from the eggs. Eggs give me the shivers, but that is just me. I'd devour everthing else.

April Dunlap said...

That looks phenomenal. Will try to remember to DO that! :)
It's hot here too.
(and thoughts of cool delicious things like snow cones and watermelons!)

Jill Cooper said...

Oh yum - that sounds soooooooooo good!

Andrea said...

This looks delicious, and so perfect for summertime!

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Jill Cooper said...

Just bought shrimp today so I can make this for dinner tomorrow night. YUM can't wait!