Shrimp & Crab Salad

Think of this shrimp-and-crab salad as a lightened-up version of a classic seafood salad. It has crunch from celery plus a hint of Old Bay seasoning. Serve it in a lettuce cup or in a bun, or enjoy it on its own.

shrimp & crab salad
Photo: Photography / Caitlin Bensel, Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall
Active Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 8 ounces large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • ½ cup whole-milk plain strained yogurt (such as Greek-style)

  • ¼ cup chopped shallot

  • ¼ cup chopped celery, plus leaves for garnish

  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • ¾ teaspoon Old Bay seasoning

  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper

  • 8 ounces fresh lump crabmeat, picked over


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place a large bowl of ice water near the stove. Add shrimp to the boiling water; cook until pink, about 2 minutes. Drain and transfer to the ice bath; let stand in the ice water for 2 minutes. Drain the shrimp and pat dry. Cut into bite-size pieces.

  2. Combine yogurt, shallot, celery, lemon zest, lemon juice, dill, parsley, Old Bay and pepper in a large bowl. Add crab and the shrimp; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature for at least 15 minutes before serving. Garnish with celery leaves, if desired.

To make ahead

Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

100 Calories
2g Fat
3g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 100
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 16g 32%
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Vitamin A 211IU 4%
Vitamin C 6mg 7%
Vitamin D 1IU 0%
Vitamin E 1mg 4%
Folate 16mcg 4%
Vitamin K 22mcg 18%
Sodium 291mg 13%
Calcium 85mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%
Magnesium 14mg 3%
Potassium 124mg 3%
Zinc 1mg 9%
Vitamin B12 1mcg 42%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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