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What Makes A Good Shrimp Salad? Consider These Different Ingredients

Costas Inn Shrimp Salad

Use these helpful tips.

Shrimp is one of the more delectable and enjoyable types of food that you can eat. Shrimp can be cooked in various ways and is also included as a main ingredient within not only seafood dishes but other types of food. Due to its low-calorie count, shrimp is an excellent option for salads. Here are some ideas to incorporate when making a shrimp salad.

What Exactly Is Shrimp Salad?

Like other types of salad, shrimp salad isn’t traditionally served with lettuce. With this type of salad, cooked shrimp is necessary, and you can combine it with your chosen sauce. You can also opt for a spring mix, and then you can include your preferred salad dressing.

Tailor Your Ingredients Tou Your Liking

You’ll also need to know which ingredients to use before preparing your dish. Here is a brief example:

  • Tailless shrimp
  • Sour cream
  • Celery
  • Dill, freshly picked
  • Lemons or lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

Remember to get creative with your ingredients and customize your shrimp salad.

Select The Right Kind Of Shrimp

You’ll need some frozen pre-cooked shrimp that is deveined and peeled. Medium-sized shrimp are ideal for stuffing into a sandwich roll or making your salad more appetizing. If you want to make a statement, use large shrimp.


Costas Inn has been an area icon, slinging the best crabs in Baltimore since 1971. So here’s to 50 years, and cheers to 50 more!

You may recognize our restaurant recently featured on the Food Network with Michael Symon on Burgers, Brew, and ‘Que! We were also voted the 2015 #1 Baltimore Seafood Restaurant by USA Today and #1 Crab Restaurant 2014 in the Baltimore Business Journal. You may have also spotted Costas Inn during one of our nine appearances on the Today Show or heard one of our many interviews on WJZ TV Channel 13 with Ron Matz and Marty Bass.

You can enjoy our famous crab cakes in-house or order them online for any time eating. We also provide some of the best seafood catering in the Baltimore area! Of course, you can get your fill from Costas even when you’re not in our dining room: follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube!


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Costas Inn
5 stars - based on 699 reviews
4100 Northpoint Blvd. Baltimore , Maryland
410-477-1975 URL of Map Categories: Seafood Price Range: $$ Takes Reservations: yes
Costas Inn
5 stars - based on 695 reviews
4100 North Point Boulevard Baltimore , Maryland 21222
(410) 477-1975 URL of Map Categories: Seafood & Crabs Price Range: $$ Takes Reservations: yes