We’re building a shrimp salad.
It’s good. It’s simple. And I was fussing about the kitchen enough.
First thing, though. Let us talk about the sherry.
This is not a time to use any of that “cooking sherry” from the supermarket shelves. Go and buy a decent bottle of real sherry – this one comes from Trader Joe’s, but the old standby Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry is available most everywhere, is not that expensive (like, under $10 around here), and will work a treat.
•1/2 cup mayonnaise
•2 tbsp ketchup or cocktail sauce
•1 tbsp dried parsley
•2 tbsp sherry
•1 tsp Dijon mustard
•1 tsp Cajun Power Spicy Garlic Pepper Sauce – or your fave hot sauce, to taste
•1/8 tsp salt
Add the ingredients to a large bowl and whisk to combine. Stash in the fridge for a couple of hours to allow the flavors to combine.