Shrimp and Watermelon Salad with Pickled Red Onion

Shrimp and Watermelon Salad with Pickled Red Onion

This Shrimp and Watermelon Salad with Pickled Red Onion is topped with yummy Buttermilk Dressing.

Shrimp and Watermelon Salad
 
Makes 6 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1½ pounds large fresh shrimp, cooked, peeled, and deveined
  • 4 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • ½ cucumber, peeled, halved, and sliced
  • ½ cup sliced radishes
  • Buttermilk Dressing (recipe follows)
Instructions
  1. In a large nonreactive bowl, whisk together vinegar, sugar, and salt until dissolved. Stir in 1 cup water and onion. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  2. Drain onion mixture well, and stir in shrimp, watermelon, cucumber, and radishes. Serve immediately with Buttermilk Dressing.

Buttermilk Dressing
 
Makes 1 cup
Ingredients
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup whole buttermilk
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients until combined. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

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