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Seafood Macaroni Salad

Seafood macaroni salad is a cookout essential. Plump shrimp, tender crab meat, and crisp veggies coated with creamy mayo and a blast of Old Bay. This recipe is sure to become your family’s new favorite summer salad.
Prep Time45 mins
Chill Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta, seafood, shrimp
Servings: 6
Calories: 338kcal
Author: Ty


  • 12 oz cooked jumbo shrimp chopped
  • 4 oz imitation crab meat flaked
  • 1 c elbow noodles dry
  • 2/3 c mayo
  • 1/4 c green peppers finely diced
  • 1/4 c yellow onion finely dice
  • 1/4 c celery finely diced
  • 1 tbsp pimento
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 1 tbsp flat leaf parsley finely chopped
  • 1 tsp old bay
  • 1/4 tsp lemon pepper


  • Layer the cooked noodles on the bottom of a mixing bowl followed by the shrimp, crab meat, peppers, onion, and celery.
  • Mix the mayo, capers, pimento, and parsley in a separate bowl. Pour mixture over the noddle bowl and combine. Sprinkle the top with Old Bay and lemon pepper and mix again.
  • Chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours before serving.


Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 750mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 10.3mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1.7mg