Dees Shrimp Salad

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Recipe: #37518

October 18, 2021


Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (242.5 g)
  • Calories 364.5
  • Total Fat - 19.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 277.1 mg
  • Sodium - 2166.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 9.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 1.8 g
  • Protein - 36.4 g
  • Calcium - 140.9 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a large bowl

Step 2

Mix sour cream, mayonnaise, horseradish sauce, onion, seasoned salt and pepper.

Step 3

Stir in shrimp, cucumber, celery and mushrooms.

Step 4

Refrigerate until serving.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • For best results, use freshly cooked shrimp for this recipe.
  • For a spicier flavor, add more horseradish sauce or use a spicier variety.

  • Substitute Greek yogurt for sour cream to reduce fat and calories. This substitution will provide a healthier option while still achieving a creamy texture.
  • Substitute zucchini for cucumber to add a different flavor and texture. This substitution will add a unique flavor to the salad and provide extra nutrients.

Tuna Salad Replace the cooked shrimp with one pound of cooked tuna. Combine all the ingredients as directed in the original recipe.

Roasted Asparagus - Roasted asparagus is a simple and delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with Dees Shrimp Salad. The roasted asparagus will provide a great contrast to the creamy shrimp salad, and the seasonings used in the recipe will bring out the flavor of the asparagus.

: Lemon Garlic Roasted Potatoes
: Lemon Garlic Roasted Potatoes are the perfect accompaniment to Dee's Shrimp Salad. The potatoes are roasted with garlic and lemon, adding a delicious citrus flavor and a nice crunch to the dish. The potatoes also provide an additional texture to the creamy shrimp salad, making it a well-rounded meal.


Q: How long should I refrigerate the shrimp salad?

A: Refrigerate the shrimp salad for at least an hour before serving. This will allow the flavors to meld together and ensure the salad is chilled.

Q: Can I make shrimp salad ahead of time?

A: Yes, you can make shrimp salad ahead of time. Make sure to store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator and consume within 3-4 days.

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Fun facts:

The horseradish sauce used in this recipe is a popular condiment in Russian cuisine, and is often served with fish or meat. It was also a favorite of Tsar Nicholas II, the last Emperor of Russia.

The dish itself is believed to have originated in New Orleans during the 19th century, and is still a popular dish in the region today.