Shrimp Pasta Salad

Michelle Flory


My girls love this. I make it with left over steamed shrimp.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This quick and easy pasta salad recipe is sure to be a hit at your next party. Steaming the shrimp in beer makes them pretty tasty. The Old Bay adds tons of flavor too. The celery and onions add a bit of crunch to the salad. Very tasty!


1 lb
shrimp, raw shrimp
1 can(s)
fake beer or real beer, any kind for steaming shrimp.
1/2 c
Old Bay seasoning


1 pkg
elbow macaroni, cooked according to package.
2 stick
stalks of celery, chopped
small onion, cut and diced
3 to 4 Tbsp
Old Bay, again more or less according to taste
1 to 1 1/2 c
mayonnaise, more or less depending on how creamy you want it

How to Make Shrimp Pasta Salad


  • 1Steam Shrimp. If you have a rice steamer, great. If you have an insert for a pan, that will work. Put the beer in a pot in place of water. Add the steamer basket and fill with shrimp.
  • 2Pour in 1/2 cup of Old Bay seasoning. Cut up some onions and add. Cover with a lid. Place pot on stove top. Cook shrimp until pink (should be about 8 to 10 minutes on medium). When done, peel shrimp cut into two's.
  • 3Now for the salad. Add shrimp to cooled cooked pasta and remaining ingredients. Cool in the fridge.

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About Shrimp Pasta Salad

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #and, #shrimp