Shrimp and Caper Salad


Wonderful salad for an afternoon luncheon. Great if made the night before. I serve croissants with the salad. I have had many requests by guests for the recipe. They LOVED it!!! Serve on crisp salad greens and garnish with tomato wedges, hard cooked egg wedges and parsley.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 2 pounds frozen cooked shrimp without tails, peeled and deveined

  • ¾ cup chopped green onions

  • 1 ½ cups chopped celery

  • 3 tablespoons drained capers

  • 1 cup black olives, sliced

  • ½ cup oil and vinegar salad dressing

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon celery seed

  • 1 dash lemon juice


  1. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp, green onions, celery, capers, black olives, oil and vinegar dressing, mayonnaise, celery seed, and lemon juice. Chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

332 Calories
23g Fat
7g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 332
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 180mg 60%
Sodium 690mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 315mg 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.