Shrimp and Crab Salad Recipe

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For an impressive salad , try this tasty mixture of hearty shrimp and crabmeat with a creamy dressing. "one of my favorite Aunts gave me the recipe for this seafood salad," writes Melissa Stroupe of Stanley, North Carolina. "I'm lucky to come from a family of great cooks."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 2 pounds cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) imitation crabmeat
  • 4 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Leaf lettuce

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 223 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 964mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, horseradish and seasoned salt; mix well. Add to the shrimp mixture and stir well. Cover and refrigerate. Serve on a lettuce-lined plate. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Shrimp and Crab Salad in Light & Tasty June/July 2001, p16

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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ConnieK User ID: 282614 86896
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2012

"For me, this was just okay. I didn't really care for the taste. May or may not make again."

galinthewoods User ID: 3317961 79542
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2012

"When I make this recipe I've learned to cut the seasoned salt in half, cover the salad and let it sit in the fridge for a day --if I can keep my family out of it for that long. We all love it."

AlabamaStoneThrower User ID: 5291635 35959
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2010

"I've made several seafood salads over the years, but this one is by far the best I've come across!! Will definitely be making this one again!!"

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