This is a secret family recipe from my late Grandpa. This will be the best potato salad at any BBQ or dinner that you take it to.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place red potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender and the peels begin to crack, about 20 minutes. Drain and let potatoes cool. Peel cooled potatoes and cut into 1/8-inch dice.

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  • Place potatoes, shrimp, onions, hard-cooked eggs, sweet pickles, and mayonnaise into a large salad bowl and stir to combine. Season with salt and black pepper; sprinkle top of salad with paprika. Chill salad at least 3 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

272 calories; protein 13.4g 27% DV; carbohydrates 30.5g 10% DV; fat 10.9g 17% DV; cholesterol 164.8mg 55% DV; sodium 318.4mg 13% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
04/04/2015
We really liked this salad. I did use fresh shrimp not canned and I added a little more mayo but that is just personal preference. We will certainly be making this again. Thanks for posting the recipe Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/03/2015
We really liked this salad. I did use fresh shrimp not canned and I added a little more mayo but that is just personal preference. We will certainly be making this again. Thanks for posting the recipe Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/17/2020
I scaled my recipe back to make only about 1 lb. of salad. It's an unusual assembly of ingredients, but it does come out quite tasty. I'll make it again. Read More
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