Shrimp and Hoppin' John Salad
Shrimp and Hoppin' John Salad is Head to the store and pick up shrimp, celery, lemon juice, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the cooked rice you could follow this main course with the Breakfast Rice Pudding as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes.
Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until crisp.
Add shallots, celery, and bell pepper; saut 7 minutes or until tender. Stir in black-eyed peas and next 8 ingredients.
Combine lemon juice and oil; stir into shrimp mixture. Cover and chill several hours.
Recommended wine: Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
Shrimp works really well with Pinot Grigio, Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc. These crisp white wines work well with shrimp prepared in a variety of ways, whether grilled, fried, or in garlic sauce. You could try Skyfall Pinot Gris. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.8 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 13 dollars per bottle.
Skyfall Pinot GrisPale straw in color with notes of mango, citrus blossom and banana in the nose. On the palate a medley of tropical fruit unfolds into tangerine, mango, grapefruit, and banana flavors. These tropical notes continue throughout the long and lingering finish.