Classic Shrimp Roll

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound  cooked large Gulf shrimp, peeled and deveined and sliced in half lengthwise*
  • 1/2   red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 s  stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons  capers, drained
  •    Juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons  mayonnaise
  •  Dash of  Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  kosher salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  freshly cracked black pepper
  • 4 s  fresh sweet rolls, cut in half and toasted

An accessible 'play' on the classic lobster roll, shrimp rolls are a delicious summer time treat perfect for long weekends at the lake or beach. This no-fuss recipe allows the flavors of the tender and sweet shrimp to shine through — without breaking the pocketbook.

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Directions

Combine all of the ingredients, except for the rolls, into a mixing bowl and carefully mix until thoroughly combined. Add a generous serving of the shrimp mixture to the bottom side of each toasted roll and top with remaining slice. Serve.

Notes

*To cook the shrimp, bring 6 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt to a slow boil over high heat.  When water reaches a boil, add shrimp, remove from heat, cover, and allow shrimp to poach in the liquid for 5 minutes, or until bright pink and firm. Strain shrimp and place in an ice bath to stop the cooking process. After 1 minute, remove shrimp from ice bath and carefully peel and devein shrimp.  Finish by slicing the shrimp in half lengthwise for use in the mixture above.

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