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Seafood Salad Recipe
Whip up a healthy and tasty seafood salad - for a starter or a meal in itself. Try various seasonings and dressings with seafood meat and pasta options.

It is noticed that with the increasing trend towards healthy eating, seafood salads have become very popular entrees. While traditional favorites such as shrimp salad and lobster Caesar salad continue to rule the menus, regional variations are also getting popular. Asian tuna salad, Thai squid salad, Calamari salads and Seafood pasta salads are but a few of them. Try out some of our seafood salad recipes. They are simple and quick to whip up and can make for a light meal too.


Seafood Salad

Seafood salads are tasty and healthy options and can be whipped up in minutes. Serve them chilled or dunked in between toasted burgers. Work with a variety of herbs, dressings and seasonings. Freshly cut garden greens, tomatoes, cucumbers and fresh fruits such as grapes or melon slices go well with seafood salads.


  • Cut seafood into bite-sized pieces for salads

  • Ensure that the seafood is thoroughly washed in cold salty water

  • Get creative with salad dressings but ensure that the dressings are safe. Some dressing and seafood combinations can harbor bacteria.

  • Do not overcook or overdress the seafood salad. The delicate flavor of seafood must not be masked with too much marinade.
  • Get creative and add grilled chicken slices or blanched vegetables with seafood salad recipes
  • Add ripe tomatoes or fresh mozzarella for an Italian flavor to your seafood salad.

Seafood Salad Recipe

  • Go Asian and serve a curried seafood salad. Prepare a dressing of mango chutney, lemon juice, curry powder, chopped mango and mayonnaise. Toss in cooked shrimp, crab meat and scallops. Arrange on lettuce leaves.

  • Get together a simple seafood salad with seafood dressing. Mix it with cooked prawns and serve with tomato quarters, cucumber twists and lemon wedges.

  • You can create an exciting seafood sandwich. Toss a seafood salad with cooked seafood and salad dressing. Add celery, green onions and green pepper. Fill a sandwich loaf with seafood salad mixture.

    Seafood salad dressing recipe - Blend mayonnaise, chili sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper and horseradish for a basic seafood salad dressing. Toss it with chunks of lobster meat along with chopped celery and hard boiled eggs or tuna.

Prawn and Prosciutto Salad Recipe

2 fillet of flathead
4 King prawns, peeled
2 slices of prosciutto
virgin olive oil
herb or champagne vinegar
1 tbsp pine nuts
10 small black olives
4 parsley leaves
½ a cucumber sliced
2 stalks of celery sliced
4 radishes sliced
1 chilli sliced
lemon juice

Salt and freshly ground black pepper. Wrap the flat head fillets in the prosciutto with parsley. Fry them in little olive oil till just done. Prepare the salad dressing and toss the vegetables. Place the fillets on top. Garnish with fried olives and pine nuts. Douse with vinegar.


Thai Squid Salad Recipe

Poached squid, prawn meat, scallops
Carrots, radish, capsicum, celery, spring onions, lettuce leaves
Oyster sauce
Lemon juice
Grated ginger
Chopped garlic
Chopped lemon grass, coriander, chili, mint leaves

Blend together the dressing. Julienne the vegetables and add chopped garden greens. Mix with seafood and dressing. Serve on a bed of crisp lettuce leaves and watercress. Serve with garlic bread and hot stew.


Seafood Pasta Salad Recipe

Whip up a tasty seafood pasta salad with shrimps or lobsters and elbow macaroni. Prepare salad dressing with mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, dry mustard, Tabasco sauce, paprika and capers. Toss along with sliced celery and diced cucumbers and salad greens.


Seafood Pasta Salad

Ingredients - Mixed seafood, pasta shells, parsley sprigs, green onions, chopped celery and fresh dill. Blend the seasoning together with lemon juice, wine vinegar, paprika, garlic powder, salt, sugar and olive oil. Season the seafood with part of the marinade for a few minutes. Cook pasta till just done. Add onions, parsley, dill, celery and remaining dressing and mix well. Mix the seasoned seafood and toss. Refrigerate and served on a bed of salad greens.

Make an exciting seafood pasta salad with seashell macaroni and Italian salad dressing. Use white tuna, shrimp and crab combination. Add diced cucumber, tomatoes, onions, green pepper and celery along with cooked and drained macaroni. Combine with mustard, dill and mayonnaise and toss.



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