Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Amy Burke
Hands-On Time
10 Mins
Total Time
40 Mins
Makes 6 servings

Easy side: Spread a thin layer of softened butter onto 1 side of 12 (1/2-inch-thick) French bread baguette slices. Bake at 425° for 4 minutes or until toasted. Combine 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise with 1 cup grated extra-sharp Cheddar cheese. Spread onto 1 side of bread. Sprinkle lightly with paprika. Bake 5 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring 8 cups water to a boil in a 3-qt. saucepan; add crab boil, and cook 5 minutes. Add shrimp; cover, remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and cool 10 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, combine pickled okra, diced pimiento, and next 6 ingredients. Add shrimp, and serve immediately with avocado slices, or cover and chill until ready to serve.

Step 3

Note: We tested with Wickles pickled okra.

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Ratings & Reviews

LibbyBollino's Review

November 04, 2011
Excellent! I served it at an Easter party (buffet style) with avocado slices and alfalfa sprouts. Everyone raved!