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shrimp salad

Deli Style Shrimp Salad

Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Shrimp Salad is a luxurious chilled dish flavored with Old Bay, celery, and a light mayo dressing.

Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Shrimp Salad
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 249 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 2 stalks celery finely diced
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice optional
  • 1 teaspoon chopped dill optional


  1. If using frozen shrimp, thaw it first in cold water.
  2. Add water to a large saucepan and bring it to a boil, add 1 tablespoon of Old Bay Seasoning and the thawed shrimp. Cook for 5-6 minutes, shrimp should be light pink.
  3. Drain the water and run the cooked shrimp cool under very cold water to cool. Drain well. If you have time, place the cooled shrimp in the refrigerator for one hour or overnight to chill.
  4. When ready to make the salad, roughly chop the shrimp leaving in some big pieces.
  5. Mix all the ingredients together in a medium bowl. Serve immediately, or for best results, chill in the fridge for a bit.
  6. Serve as a sandwich, a salad, or wrap.

Nutrition Facts

Deli Style Shrimp Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 294mg98%
Sodium 1002mg44%
Potassium 101mg3%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 39IU1%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 179mg18%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.