Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


9 servings

Updated: Jul. 27, 2023
This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab. —Darla Andrews, Boerne, Texas
Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 ounces imitation crabmeat, chopped
  • 1 small cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (31-40 per pound)
  • 2 green onions, chopped


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Cool completely.
  2. For dressing, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, seafood seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine crabmeat, shrimp, cucumber and macaroni. Add dressing; gently toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 269 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 552mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.