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Kickin' Shrimp Salad

Kickin' Shrimp Salad

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword kickin-shrimp-salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chill time 3 hours
Servings 6 servings
Calories 143kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 ½ lb large raw shell on shrimp deveined
  • 2 Quarts water
  • 2 tsp seafood seasoning (i.e. Seafood Magic or Old Bay)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • Dressing:
  • ½ cup real mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp Creole or Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp fresh dill chopped
  • 1 tsp white wine or rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp seafood seasoning
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 rib celery finely diced
  • ¼ cup finely diced red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup minced red onion or shallots
  • Few dashes hot sauce


  • Add the water, seafood seasoning and salt to a deep pot. Bring to a boil.
  • Add the shrimp. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until the shrimp are opaque and the shells turn pink. Remove from the heat and drain in a colander. Peel and cool.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl whisk together the mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, dill, vinegar, seafood seasoning, garlic salt, pepper and hot sauce until fully combined.
  • Add the shrimp, celery, red pepper, onion and hot sauce. Mix until evenly coated.
  • Chill for at least 3 hours.
  • Serve on crackers, buns, lettuce or celery for snacking..


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 146mg | Sodium: 1853mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1mg