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Shrimp Salad served in lettuce cups on a wood platter.
Shrimp Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

This super simple fresh and bright shrimp salad is great way to use up grilled shrimp leftovers and makes a delicious lunch or light supper.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: shrimp salad
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 227 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp (chopped if large)
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, small diced
  • 1 Tbsp chives, minced
  • 1 Tbsp parsley, minced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp lemon zest, grated
  • 1 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Combine the shrimp, cucumber, chives and parsely in a large bowl.

    The shrimp, cucumber and herbs in a bowl for shrimp salad.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk well.

    The yogurt dressing ingredients in a bowl for shrimp salad.
  3. Add the yogurt dressing to the shrimp mixture and toss well to combine. Serve on its own, in lettuce cups, over salad or in a sandwich. Salad will keep for 1-2 days in the refrigerator.

    Overhead shot of shrimp salad in a bowl with parsley scattered around.
Recipe Notes
  • You can purchase cooked shrimp for this recipe, but poaching or grilling your own makes for an even more flavorful shrimp salad.
  • I love using leftover Margarita Grilled Shrimp in this recipe. In fact, I often grill an extra pound of shrimp and put it aside to make two meals in one.
  • Eat this salad within 1-2 days of making it and be sure to keep it chilled in the refrigerator.
  • I suggest serving the shrimp salad in Boston or Bibb lettuce cups, over a green salad, or it makes a delicious sandwich or shrimp roll.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 227 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 292mg97%
Sodium 1351mg59%
Potassium 141mg4%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 188mg19%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.