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Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

"A cool main dish seafood salad for hot summer days using small salad shrimp and either imitation or real crabmeat."
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Ingredients

4 h 45 m servings 621 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove eggs from hot water and let cool. Peel eggs and reserve 1 egg for the garnish. Chop the remaining 4 eggs.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine macaroni, eggs, celery, onion, green pepper, shrimp and crab.
  4. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, milk, dill, mint, salt, sugar, cocktail sauce and hot pepper sauce.
  5. Pour the dressing mixture into the macaroni mixture and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle top with paprika and decorate with extra sliced egg. Seal the bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 4 to 6 hours.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 621 calories; 35.7 g fat; 44.9 g carbohydrates; 29.6 g protein; 257 mg cholesterol; 893 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This recipe is wonderful! I also make this with small seashell pasta and small salad shrimp. I recommend substituting sour cream for the milk as well. Thanks for the great recipe!

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Don't waste your time, or shrimp. Has no flavor! Very bland, threw most of it away. Will not make again.

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This recipe is wonderful! I also make this with small seashell pasta and small salad shrimp. I recommend substituting sour cream for the milk as well. Thanks for the great recipe!

I took this recipe, when we went camping w/ friends and everyone loved it!! I did add a carrot (shredded) & 1 1/2 teaspoons of Bayou Cajun Seafood seasoning! I did take the others advice a...

I made this dish for my coworkers and everyone raved over it. I decreased the milk and added sour cream for a thicker dressing and increased the cocktail sauce to give it even more flavor and c...

Don't waste your time, or shrimp. Has no flavor! Very bland, threw most of it away. Will not make again.

At first when I tryed this recipe it was bland but of course I didn't let it marinate...so once it marinates its better but I swear the shrimp and crab meat needs to marinate alone with the seas...

I loved this recipe and made it for the first time for a group if friends. I was worried that 6 servings would not be enough so I doubled it. I had so much food I seriously thought about mixin...

This was good ,but next time I make it I will omit the milk & add more dill weed & cocktail sauce. thank you kkmb

My family LOVED this recipe. I took a suggestion from another review and used sour cream in place of the milk. I used the sour cream and chives. I also used extra cocktail sauce and Tabasco. ...

This is the best macaroni salad Ive had yet! The mint, the dill, the onion...even the touch of sugar all blends together in your mouth! Wonderful!