Barefoot Contessa Shrimp Salad Recipe

    12 Servings


  • 3 tablespoons Kosher Salt, plus 1 teaspoon
  • 1 Lemon, cut into quarters
  • 4 pounds Shrimp, in the shell
  • 2 cups Mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tablespoons White Table Wine
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 6 tablespoons Dill, fresh, minced
  • 1 cup Red Onion
  • 3 cups Celery


  1. Bring five quarts of water, three tablespoons of salt and the lemon to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Mix in half the shrimp and reduce the heat to medium.
  3. Cook uncovered for three minutes... or until the shrimp are scarcely cooked through.
  4. Remove with a slotted spoon to a bowl of cold water. Bring this water back to a boil and repeat with the remaining shrimp. Let cool; then peel, and devein the shrimp.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, mustard, wine or vinegar, a teaspoon of salt, pepper and dill.
  6. Combine with the peeled shrimp.
  7. Add in the red onion and celery and check the seasonings.
  8. Serve or cover and refrigerate for a few hours.
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Author: Matt R.
Source: The Barefoot Contessa
Recipe Yields: 12 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 123
Calories 335

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
  Saturated Fat 2g
Sodium 305mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 3g
Protein 31g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.