Crab and Shrimp Pasta Salad


This shrimp and crab pasta salad uses imitation crab meat and mini shrimp for a wonderful pasta salad that everyone loves.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked tri-colored spiral pasta

  • ½ cup mayonnaise, or more to taste

  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 (8 ounce) package imitation crabmeat, flaked

  • 1 (6.5 ounce) can tiny shrimp, drained

  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

  • 1 English cucumber, diced

  • 1 (4 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside.

  2. Mix together mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Pour over pasta and stir to coat.

  3. Add crab, shrimp, tomatoes, cucumber, black olives, and bell pepper; mix gently to coat with dressing. Taste and adjust seasoning if desired. If pasta is too dry, mix in more mayonnaise.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

446 Calories
21g Fat
51g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 446
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 471mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 28mg 142%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 306mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

You’ll Also Love