recipe: looking for: cold rice salad dish with shrimp, cashews

piper101October 24, 2007

I was at a memorial service and a church lady had made this cold salad that had: Rice, whole shrimp, whole cashews, celery and green pepper and it was colored yellow. I've looked all over and nothing really comes close. It served cold and was fantastic. If anyone knows of this recipe, the name etc. let me know. It's the little things like spices, the binder be it mayo, sour cream or I don't know that I just couldn't figure out. Unfortunately whomever made it wasn't there. Thank you.

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ginger_st_thomas

This is from findarticles.com which is spyware hell so here it is copied & pasted. Just subtract or add but it may give you a basis to figure out the recipe.

PAELLA SALAD

1 6-ounce package frozen, peeled,
deveined, cooked shrimp
3 cups yellow rice(*), cooled
1 8-ounce can minced clams, drained
1 1/2 cups diced cooked chicken
1 1/2 cups sliced celery
1 1/2 cups cooked green peas
1/2 cup diced green pepper
1/3 cup sliced green onions
1 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons dry white wine
1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
1/4 cup chopped pimientos
1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 medium tomatoes, cut in wedges
Thaw and slice shrimp in half, lengthwise. Combine shrimp, rice, clams, chicken, celery, peas, green pepper and green onion in large bowl. Blend mayonnaise with remaining ingredients except tomatoes. Pour over shrimp mixture and toss gently. Chill. Use tomatoes for garnish or toss with salad before serving. Makes 4 to 6 servings

    Bookmark   October 25, 2007 at 6:20AM
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piper101

Thank you Ginger, it is a good jumping off place and thx for the heads up on avoiding the website.

    Bookmark   October 25, 2007 at 1:53PM
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