Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

Christine Finney


This recipe is adapted from another macaroni salad with shrimp and crab .. I changed it so much it turned into my own... Recently, I offered it at my daughter's cookout and it didn't last long ! I have labeled it excellent in my files and hope you do too.. Enjoy !!

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4 c
uncooked elbow macaroni
2 stalk(s)
celery, chopped fine
1 medium
onion, chopped fine
1 medium
green bell pepper, chopped fine
1 lb
bag of cooked plain shrimp, chopped to desired size.
1 lb
bag of imitation crabmeat, chopped to desired size.
3/4 c
1 1/4 c
2 tsp
dried dill weed
1 tsp
salt, to taste
1/2 tsp
pepper, to taste
1 tsp
white sugar
4 tsp
cocktail sauce
3 tsp


1Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until al dente; drain. run cold water over noodles
2In a large mixing bowl, combine macaroni, celery, onion, green pepper, shrimp, and crab.
3In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, milk, dill, salt, sugar, cocktail sauce.
4Pour the dressing mixture into the macaroni mixture and mix well. Seal the bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 4 to 6 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy