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RUSSIA: Shrimp Salad



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About this Recipe

By: Svetlana Orekhova (via Literacy Pittsburgh)

This Russian salad features carrots and rice instead of lettuce and cabbage with flavored shrimp and crab meat. Svetlana describes this tasty shrimp salad as a recipe that “everyone in her family likes”, and it is “very easy to make”. 

This recipe was submitted through Literacy Pittsburgh’s cooking program by student Svetlana Orekhova! 


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  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 lb small sized shrimp, cooked
  • 1 package imitation crab meat, cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Black pepper (optional), to taste

Pair this shrimp salad with crispy bread or soup!

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Step 1
Cook rice. 
Step 2
Cook carrots in a separate pot. Grate them.
    Step 3
    Mix rice, carrots, shrimp, and crab meat in a bowl. 
      Step 4
      Add mayonnaise, black pepper and sea salt. Mix well.