Doris's Shrimp Salad

Doris's Shrimp Salad


"Shrimp salad, refreshing and light, served in a hollowed-out summer tomato. Served as an appetizer, salad, or a light brunch. This was one of our favorite Sunday afternoon treats that my mother fixed for our family."


1 h 20 m servings 363 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 363 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 30.1 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.8g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 17.2 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 161 mg
  • 54%
  • Sodium:
  • 388 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine shrimp, celery, onion, lemon juice, salt, pepper and one cup mayonnaise in a mixing bowl. Refrigerate and chill the shrimp mixture for at least one hour.
  2. Cut the tops off of the tomatoes and scoop out their insides; chill until the shrimp mixture is well chilled.
  3. Scoop the shrimp mixture into the hollowed out tomatoes. Serve.
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  1. 28 Ratings


Nice, basic shrimp salad. What was different about this for me was simply gettting away from the ubiquitous dill and adding onion and lemon juice instead, something I never do. I've learned a l...

This is a great recipe that looks fancy and is very easy and quick.

This was a great recipe, but I did change it just a little:)!!! I turned it into a macaroni type salad by cooking macaroni noodles and adding them to the mixture. Other than that, I didn't cha...

Great Recipe. I added a teaspoon of Old Bay to liven the taste and diced some avocado at the suggestion of another reviewer. Didn't use quite the amount of mayo called for. Great Recipe!!!!!!

Way too much mayo, but that's easily remedied. I started off using only 1/4 cup and adding a Tbsp at a time. Just enough mayo to hold the ingredients is what I like. This was delicious if you ...

I made a mistake when writing up this recipe. Use the bunch of celery. At least 6 stalks! Chop fine.

I prepared this as an appetizer for last night's dinner and was very pleased with the end result. I added chopped avocado just before serving and it complimented the shrimp perfectly. Only cha...

We enjoyed this recipe. I did add a pinch of "Old Bay". This will be my go to recipe for shrimp salad. Thank you for the recipe.

I used green onions, half spicy and half plain mayo to eaual about a 1/2 cup, more lemon juice and added 3/4 cup pasta shells and I ate the hole thing! It was great!