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Crunchy romaine lettuce provides a refreshing complement to tender shrimp and smoky bacon. Using shrimp in place of the usual chicken elevates this cool salad, inspired by the club sandwich -- a standby at American hotels and country clubs.

Source: Everyday Food, June 2012
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Cook's Notes

Iceberg lettuce or frisee would be delicious substitutions for romaine.

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  • pamela joy
    10 AUG, 2012
    This is fab! But I added a little organic Greek yogurt and cut way back on the mayo. Same creamy results and better for you.
  • CathyKirchner
    12 JUN, 2012
    Made this a couple of weeks ago. Used a package of 3 romaine hearts. Croutons were 4 ciabatta rolls, tossed with olive oil, salt, pepper, then spread on sheet pan I cooked the bacon on. Still had bacon grease in the pan. Rolls were fresh, so baked at 425 for about 15 min, the at 225 until croutons were dry and crunchy. New go to snack instead of popcorn. Made enough for 3 adults for two meals. This one will get prepared many times this summer.
  • CiaNahac
    11 JUN, 2012
    hello? Serves 6? Six what, toddlers? :-/ For grown ups, I would say this serves 2.
  • nora detlor
    1 JUN, 2012
    I tried this salad last night and it was terrific!!....I love my BLT's made with mayo on one side of the bread and peanut butter on the other slice so I added a teaspoon of peanut butter to the dressing. This gave it the same hint of BLT taste that I love. Thank you! Great recipe and simple to prepare!
  • Jojozachmasgram
    31 MAY, 2012
    Looks absolutely yummy. Will make tomorrow

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