“From Firehouse Food: Cooking with San Francisco's Firefighters. This salad can be made with shrimp, crab, or a combination of both.”
1hr 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put 6 salad plates in the freezer to chill.
  2. Dressing: Whisk together the mayonnaise, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, mustard, vinegar, lemon juice, pepper, garlic powder, and cayenne. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Beets: Put the beets in a small saucepan with enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 30 minutes. Drain in a colander and let cool. Peel the beets with your fingers under cold running water. Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices and set aside.
  4. Asparagus: Prepare an ice bath by filling a large bowl with water and ice. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the asparagus and cook until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the asparagus to the ice bath. When the asparagus spears have cooled, drain them in a colander, then lay them on paper towels to absorb any excess moisture. Set aside until ready to use.
  5. To Assemble the Salad: Tear the lettuce into bite-sized pieces. In a large salad bowl, toss the lettuce with the tomatoes, green onions, and half of the dressing. Divide the salad among the 6 chilled plates and arrange the beets, asparagus, shrimp, avocado, and eggs on top of each serving. Drizzle some of the remaining dressing over each salad. Garnish with the lemon wedges.

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