Colorful & Creamy Shrimp Salad Recipe: You Won't Be Able to Stop Eating It by 30Seconds Food

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Colorful & Creamy Shrimp Salad Recipe: You Won't Be Able to Stop Eating It

Plump shrimp, crisp celery and onion, and sweet crunchy corn make an irresistible combination. With it still being so hot outside (come on fall!), this cold shrimp salad recipe is a refreshing change of pace.

To make this creamy shrimp salad recipe you will need just a few simple ingredients. Here is your shopping list: cooked shrimp, fresh or frozen corn, celery, red onion, lemon juice, mayonnaise and Dijon mustard. To save time, buy the shrimp already cooked from the seafood department or even frozen.

Serve this easy shrimp salad recipe for lunch or dinner with crackers or on top of salad greens. Don't forget the bottle of hot sauce for those who like some spice!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10  minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3


  • 1 pound cooked fresh shrimp or thawed frozen shrimp
  • 1/2 frozen or fresh corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup diced celery,
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

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Recipe Notes

  • You can leave the shrimp whole or chop them up.
  • You can buy shrimp already steamed at many grocery stores, or you could boil the shrimp yourself for this recipe.
  • Squeeze the lemon juice fresh. Fresh is always best. 

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the shrimp, corn, celery and red onion in a bowl.
  2. Combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice and Dijon. Mix well. 
  3. Pour the mayonnaise mixture over the salad ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Garnish with the chopped parsley. 

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 364

Total Fat 16.1g

Saturated Fat 2.8g

Cholesterol 329mg

Sodium 704mg

Total Carbohydrate 18.1g

Dietary Fiber 1.3g

Total Sugars 4.1g

Protein 36g

Vitamin D 0mcg

Calcium 154mg

Iron 1mg

Potassium 396mg

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So delicious! 😋
Elisa Schmitz
This looks so fresh and tasty, yum!
I love shrimp, this is a great idea...
One suggestion: Cut the shrimp to bite-size before mixing.
Donna John
That's a suggestion in the notes at the bottom. Personal preference! I guess it would depend on how you want to eat it. :)
True, and getting one’s fingers full of “whatever” while eating is never a bad thing. Thirty years of Asian street food taught me that.

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