Cashew, Shrimp & Pea Salad Recipe

Posted on Apr 21 2014 - 7:03pm by admin

Cashew, Shrimp & Pea Salad RecipeCashew, Shrimp & Pea Salad Recipe

Ingredients:
DRESSING

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, minced or 1 teaspoon dill weed

SALAD

  • 1 1/2 cups roasted salted cashews or 1 1/2 cups unsalted cashews
  • 4 cups frozen baby peas, thawed and drained (20 ounce package)
  • 1 cup green onion, thinly sliced, including tops
  • 2 large stalk celery, cut diagonally into thin slices
  • 3/4 lb small cooked shrimp
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 6 -8 large butter lettuce leaves, washed and crisped
  • dill sprigs (optional for garnish)

Directions:

  1. Combine the dressing ingredients and mix well.
  2. Set aside 2 tablespoons of the cashews. Combine remaining nuts, peas, onions, celery, and shrimp.
  3. Gently mix in dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Line a serving platter or bowl with lettuce.
  5. Spoon salad into center; garnish with reserved cashews and, if desired, dill.

Total Time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

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