Shrimp Potato Salad with Mustard Dressing

Shrimp Potato Salad with Mustard Dressing

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Low Calorie


This easy breezy recipe for shrimp potato salad with mustard dressing comes with a little zing and a little sweetness!  The perfect light supper.


  • 1 ½ pounds baby potatoes, scrubbed clean
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons grainy mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • Honey for drizzling (optional but so good!)


  1. Place the potatoes in a pot of water and bring to a simmer. Simmer until tender, about 10-15 minutes.  Drain and rinse under cool water.
  2. Fill the pot with water again and bring to a simmer. Add the shrimp and cook until just opaque, about 3 minutes.  Drain and rinse under cool water.
  3. Make the dressing by combining lemon juice, olive oil and both mustards in a jar and shaking vigorously.
  4. Cut the potatoes in half and add to a mixing bowl with the shrimp and the scallions. Toss gently.  Drizzle on the dressing until the salad is dressed to your liking.
  5. Divide among plates, drizzle on a little honey and serve!


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