Husum Shrimp Salad Husumer Krabbensalad 2

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Recipe: #40139

February 12, 2023

"Serve on lettuce German"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (214.9 g)
  • Calories 624.5
  • Total Fat - 55.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 30.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 361.1 mg
  • Sodium - 1771.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.5 g
  • Sugars - 0.8 g
  • Protein - 27.4 g
  • Calcium - 200.2 mg
  • Iron - 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 5.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Mix all together

Step 2


Step 3

Check seasoning

Step 4

Serve on torn lettuce


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.

  • When selecting shrimp, look for ones that are firm, plump and smell like the sea.
  • Be sure to use fresh chives, dill, and cucumber for the best flavor.

  • Olive oil and lime juice: The olive oil and lime juice can be used as a substitution to add a more Mediterranean flavor to the salad. The olive oil is a healthier alternative to the oil, and the lime juice adds a bright and acidic flavor.
  • Cilantro and parsley: Cilantro and parsley can be used as a substitution for the chives and dill to provide a more herbal flavor. The cilantro and parsley are a great way to add a fresh and flavorful twist to the salad.

Citrus Shrimp Salad In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of oil, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 3 tablespoons of fresh chives, 3 tablespoons of fresh dill, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Add 1 pound of cooked shrimp, peeled and diced, 1/2 cup of cucumber, peeled and diced, 1/4 cup of red onion, diced, and 1/2 cup of orange segments. Chill and check seasoning. Serve on torn butter bibb lettuce.

German Potato Salad - This classic German side dish is the perfect accompaniment to Husum Shrimp Salad. It's light and flavorful, and pairs well with the shrimp. Plus, it adds a bit of texture and color to the meal.

Green Beans with Bacon and Onions -

This classic side dish is the perfect complement to the German Potato Salad. The smokiness of the bacon pairs nicely with the light and flavorful potato salad, and the onions add a bit of sweetness. Plus, the green beans provide a nice crunchy texture to the meal.


Q: How do I check the seasoning?

A: Taste the salad and adjust the seasoning as desired. You can add more salt, pepper, lemon juice, or herbs to taste.

Q: Can I use different vegetables in this salad?

A: Yes, you can customize the salad with different vegetables. Try adding cucumbers, bell peppers, or tomatoes to the mix.

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Fun facts:

Husum Shrimp Salad is a traditional German recipe that dates back to the 1800s. It is believed to have originated in the city of Husum, located in the northern part of Germany.

The recipe for Husum Shrimp Salad was popularized by the famous German actress, Hildegard Knef. She was known to serve the dish at her parties, and it quickly became a favorite among her guests.