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What are some good seafood salad recipes?

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Some good seafood salad recipes are Italian seafood salad and seafood salad with lettuce, shrimp and scallops featured on the Food Network website. Some other good seafood salad recipes include shrimp-and-grapefruit spinach salad and smoked-salmon cobb salad.

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Make seafood salad by boiling 2 stalks of quartered celery, 2 smashed garlic cloves, the juice from 1/2 a lemon, and salt and pepper to taste in 10 cups of water. Add 8 ounces of halved baby carrots to the pot for 2 minutes and 3/4 pound of peeled and deveined shrimp for 4 minutes. Immediately remove and rinse the shrimp and carrots, and then add 1/2 pound of halved sea scallops to the pot. After 2 minutes, remove and rinse the scallops well.

In a bowl, toss the shrimp, scallops and carrots with romaine lettuce, 1/2 avocado, 1 tablespoon of capers, 1 sliced celery stalk and 2 cups of croutons. Puree the other 1/2 avocado with the juice from 1/2 a lemon, 1/3 cup of poaching liquid, 1 tablespoon of caper brine, 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise and 1 chopped garlic clove. Drizzle the dressing over the salad.

To make smoked-salmon cobb salad, toss 3 ounces of smoked salmon with 1 diced avocado, 3 sliced hard-boiled eggs, 3 ounces of bacon and 1 head of torn Bibb lettuce. Drizzle with a dressing made from 3/4 cup of buttermilk, 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 1/4 cup of minced shallots, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 3 tablespoon of dill.

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