Friday Night In: Shrimp Rolls

Shrimp Rolls | A Cheesemonger's Daughter

Shrimp rolls are the perfect summer supper. Made in minutes and great for a backyard gathering or casual evening. Pair with a cold beer or crisp white wine.


Shrimp Rolls


  • 1 pound of shrimp
  • 1 heaping tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 2 hot dog buns
  • chives or scallions for garnish, optional
  • Old Bay seasoning, optional

the how-tos

  1. Bring a pot of water to boil and if using, add a heaping teaspoon of Old Bay seasoning.
    Add the shrimp and cook for 3-4 minutes or until they have turned pink, opaque and firm. Remove and add to a bowl of ice water to quickly chill.
  2. Finely chop the celery and add to a bowl with the mayonnaise. Peel and remove the tails of the shrimp and roughly chop before adding them to the bowl with the celery. Stir well to combine.
  3. Optional step: toast and butter the hot dog buns
  4. Fill the buns with the shrimp and garnish with thinly sliced scallions or chives.

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