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West Coast Salad (Vastkustsallad)

Cuisine: Swedish
Type: Fish, Shellfish
Courses: Salads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Boiled lobster or crab*
3/4 lb 340g / 11ozFresh shrimp - boiled and cleaned
1/2 cup 118mlFresh mushrooms - (1/2 to 2/3)
1/2 cup 118mlFrozen peas
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozCanned asparagus spears
2   Tomatoes
1/4 lb 113g / 4ozWedge iceberg lettuce
2 tablespoons 30mlVinegar
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlPepper
1/2   Garlic - pressed (1/2 to 1)
4 tablespoons 60mlVegetable oil
2 tablespoons 30mlWater

Recipe Instructions

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1 boiled lobster or crab*

3/4 pound fresh shrimp -- boiled and cleaned

1/2 cup fresh mushrooms -- (1/2 to 2/3)

1/2 cup frozen peas

1/2 pound canned asparagus spears

2 tomatoes

1/4 pound wedge iceberg lettuce


2 tablespoons vinegar

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/2 clove garlic -- pressed (1/2 to 1)

4 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 tablespoons water

Thaw shellfish, if frozen. Drain, if canned. Split the lobster or crab in two, and remove meat from shellfish. Cut in good bite-sized pieces. Ê

Mix the ingredients for the dressing and let the mixture draw awhile. Wash, clean, and slice the mushrooms. Thaw the peas. Drain the can of asparagus. Slice the tomatoes in wedges.

Shred the lettuce and spread out on a serving plate. Arrange the different salad components prettily in sections on the lettuce, or mix together in a large salad bowl. Ê

Pour dressing on salad and chill before serving. Serve toast and butter with the salad.

Taste of Home, June/July, 1997


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