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Fish Flakes and Macaroni Salad


  • 1 ½ cups fish flakes
  • 4 ounces small shell macaroni
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ⅓ cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ cup mayonnaise (or to desired consistency)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon celery seed
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small jar chopped pimento, drained
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sweet peas, drained
  • paprika
  • lettuce leaves
  • tomato wedges, optional garnish

Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain. Rinse with cold water. Drain while cutting up celery, onion and pepper.

Place mayonnaise in medium bowl. Add salt, celery seed, black pepper and mix well. Add celery, onion, green pepper and pimento and mix. Add macaroni and mix well.

Gently blend in fish flakes and peas. Chill well before serving. Arrange on lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with paprika. Garnish with tomato wedges. (Excellent when made one day and served the next.)

Contributed by Joyce Taylor  From: Mariner’s Menu: 30 Years of Fresh Seafood Ideas