Shrimp and Tuna Macaroni Salad
Some of the best salad restaurants in the world could not hold a list to this shrimp salad recipe. Oh, and if it's a seafood salad recipe you are looking for - did we mention this shrimp salad recipe is a shrimp and tuna macaroni salad? Thank you to Shannon at the ‘Cozy Country Living’ recipe blog for sharing this refreshing shrimp salad recipe with us. This simple seafood salad recipes can be served as a side dish with your favorite grilled meats, sandwich, or can be eaten just on its own as a meal. This seafood salad recipes is creamy yet light with so many different vegetables that give it a crunchy twist. Tuna and shrimp add a wonderful seafood flavour to the salad and have high nutritional value regarding protein and Omega-3 fats. What more do you need! It’s filling, healthy and tastes excellent.
Macaroni salad though simple and easy to make can sometimes turn out too runny especially if you add too much mayonnaise or may taste too vinegar-ish at times. The key to getting macaroni salad right each and every time is to add the right amount of seasoning. Doing this will ensure that your seafood salad recipes is not too runny or dry. This super easy shrimp salad recipe is a keeper because it’s so basic yet it comes out perfectly each time. Whether you make it for large family gatherings or just during the week, this seafood salad recipes is appetizing and will surely meet your hunger. Since this seafood salad recipes is served cold, you need to refrigerate it overnight in an airtight container to seal the freshness. You can make it the night before to save time and plus leaving it overnight in the fridge makes the flavours blend well together and tastes better. You can always add more mayonnaise to the seafood salad recipe the next day just before serving if you need to. Since pasta tends to absorb mayonnaise, it is recommended not to overcook it. To prevent the macaroni it from getting soggy, always cook it el dente.
The best part about this appetizing shrimp salad recipe is that it can be modified as per your preference. If you are not a big fan of mayonnaise, you can replace it with healthier options like Greek yogurt. If you like red, yellow and orange peppers, go ahead and add them to this tuna and shrimp salad recipe. Throw some greens like kale, arugula and chopped lettuce in it. Adding pineapple or fresh corn will enhance the taste and give the salad a pleasant sweetness. Make some hard boiled eggs for that extra protein. Bacon bits or grilled chicken breast are some wonderful meat options. Try adding a spice powder to this tuna and shrimp salad recipe. You can choose from spices like paprika, cayenne pepper, Cajun spice and garlic powder to increase the flavours. There are so many ways to make this tuna and shrimp salad recipe healthy yet tasty.
A good vegan option for mayonnaise is mashed avocados because of its creamy mayonnaise-like texture. If you are gluten-intolerant, try quinoa pasta. This healthy tuna and shrimp salad recipe recipe mixed with a bit of tuna is all you need when you crave a salad. This tuna and shrimp salad recipe will make family meals enjoyable and very special. Make some today and have it. Bon appétit!*
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