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Shrimp Louie
Shrimp Louie salad showing main ingredients
Alternative names Shrimp Louis
Course Hors d'œuvre
Place of origin United States
Region or state West Coast
Serving temperature Chilled or room temperature
Main ingredients Shrimp meat, hard-boiled eggs, tomato, asparagus, Iceberg lettuce, Louie dressing

Shrimp Louie is a traditional salad from California made with shrimp, lettuce, egg and tomato. The dressing is similar to Thousand Island dressing and is made with mayonnaise, ketchup, chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, onion, salt, and pepper. Shrimp Louie originated in San Francisco in the early 1900s. A variation on the salad includes avocado. A version made with crab is known as Crab Louie.

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