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Spicy Shrimp Pasta Salad

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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Cool to start and just the right amount of spicy to finish, this pretty-in-pink pasta salad works as hard at a potluck as is does on your lunch break, thanks to the satisfying and filling addition of fresh shrimp. Could this be the perfect summer salad?
Updated Dec 5, 2019
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  • 1 box (7.75 oz) Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Pasta Salad™ Classic
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 lb raw shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Asian hot sauce (like Sriracha)


  • 1
    Cook the Suddenly Salad™ according to pacakge directions.
  • 2
    Dice the avocado and cucumber.
  • 3
    In a cast-iron skillet, heat the butter over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, and cook it just until pink. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 4
    In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise and hot sauce.
  • 5
    To assemble the pasta salad, spoon the shrimp over the cooked Suddenly Salad™ pasta. Mix in the avocado and cucumber. Drizzle the spicy mayonnaise atop.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Making this recipe ahead of time? In air-tight containers, store the spicy mayonnaise mixture separately from the rest of the dish in the refrigerator, and drizzle the sauce just before serving.
  • tip 2
    Can’t take the heat? Reduce the Asian hot sauce by half.

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