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Scandinavian Seafood Salad

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“Called skagen in Swedish, this salad is named for a Danish fishing village across the river from Sweden. It's a very traditional dish that appears on every smorgasbord table in the country. From Aquavit : And the New Scandinavian Cuisine. Posted for ZWT6.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Roast the potatoes for 30 to 40 minutes, until fork tender.
  3. Let cool until you can handle them, then peel and cut into 1/2-inch dice.
  4. Combine the potatoes, shrimp, smoked salmon, crabmeat, eggs, shallots, anchovies, cilantro, and chives in a large bowl.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, mayonnaise, and sour cream, stirring to blend well.
  6. Gently fold into the salad and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Arrange the lettuce leaves on a platter and serve alongside the salad.
  8. Instruct your guests to roll up 2 tablespoons or so of salad in a lettuce leaf, like a spring roll, and eat.

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