Warm Summer Shrimp Salad with Virginia Willis

September 12, 2011

Virginia Willis  Warm Shrimp Salad

We know it's September and all, but we just can't shirk summer. And corn, being the best of it, dies hard -- what better way to celebrate a season's bounty than with a shrimp and corn salad with shrimp brimming with secret ingredients?

Southern food guru (and a great old friend of Amanda's) Virginia Willis stopped by to show Amanda how it's done (her way) with a Warm Summer Shrimp Salad from her new book Basic to Brilliant, Y'all. We could not stop eating it. As Virginia says, bon appetit, y'all!

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See (and save and print the recipe) here.

This week's video was once again shot and edited by our videographer Elena Parker (who now produces our bi-weekly Dinner & a Movie column as well!).

Shrimp Salad Photo: Helene Dujardin © 2011

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jeanmarieok September 14, 2011
Beautiful picture, gorgeous woman! Great recipe, too!
cheese1227 September 13, 2011
I love Virginia! But I'm being told by your Apache server that I'm forbidden to view the video. Is it me?
Kristen M. September 14, 2011
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MeghanVK September 13, 2011
I could listen to Virginia's voice all day - so soothing. And the recipe looks great!
Midge September 12, 2011
Yum! I'm making this as soon as I can get my hands on some good shrimp.
healthierkitchen September 12, 2011
Fabulous! Can't wait to make this!
walevitt September 12, 2011
This video turned out so great! Yummm.
Creative C. September 12, 2011
I love Virginia too and this dish looks perfect. I'll bet it would take me back to when I lived in North Carolina with the first bite.
ChefJune September 12, 2011
The combination of VA and Amanda is unbeatable. Can't imagine they could create anything I wouldn't want to eat.
la D. September 12, 2011
I love Virginia Willis! So glad she stopped by Food52 to share this recipe. :)