Shrimp Macaroni Salad

Shrimp adds a new dimension to this popular salad recipe that's perfect for summertime entertaining.

Shrimp Macaroni Salad
Servings: 15 Prep 10 mins Cook 8 mins Chill 2 hrs


  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups light mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) deveined tiny cooked shrimp, drained
  • 2 cups sliced celery, about 4 large stalks
  • 3 tablespoons poppyseeds

Make It

1. Cook macaroni following package directions, about 8 minutes. Drain and place in a large bowl.

2. Mix together the mayonnaise, milk, salt and pepper; stir into the drained macaroni. Gradually fold in the shrimp, celery and poppyseeds.

3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. To serve, remove from the refrigerator and gently stir.