Classic Shrimp Salad Recipe For Easter Day 2024

This is a shrimp salad recipe you'll want to eat all summer long! It's ultra-refreshing, deliciously creamy, and oh so easy to make. 

 –  2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 1 rib celery, finely chopped


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 – 1 cup mayonnaise 1 lemon, zested and juiced (about 1 tablespoon zest and 3 tablespoons juice) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ teaspoon kosher salt pinch freshly ground black pepper Optional: butter lettuce leaves for serving


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Step 1

Make the dressing. To make the dressing, stir together the mayonnaise, lemon juice and zest, dill, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. Set aside.     


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Step 2

Boil the shrimp. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until cooked through and pink. 

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Step 3

Prepare and ice bath. Make an ice bath while the shrimp cook. Skim shrimp to the ice water bath. After cooling for 3 minutes, drain in a colander.  

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Step 4

Stir it all together. In a mixing bowl, stir together the cooled shrimp, red onion, celery, and dressing, until creamy. Serve plain or with butter lettuce leaves. 

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