Crab Salad

Whether made with whole crab claws, fresh crab meat, or canned crab, crab salad is a gourmet treat. From pasta crab salad to imitation crab salad, these easy recipes are quick and delicious.

See Popular Crab Salad Recipes

Open-Face Crab Ciabatta

Better Homes and Gardens

Try this simple crab salad topping on toasted ciabatta or French bread for lunch.

Herbed Crab Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This appetizer gets it start from purchased crab salad, making it a snap to prepare.

Seaside BLT Pasta Salad

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Love seafood? Take a few minutes and toss a tasty twist on BLT salad.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Crabmeat Salad Sandwiches

Pepperidge Farm

Hearty whole grain bread makes the perfect complement for this easy-to-prepare crabmeat salad that's seasoned with chopped artichoke hearts for a unique and delicious twist.

Total: 20 mins

Fish-Louis Salad in a Bread Bowl

Better Homes and Gardens

This creamy chili-mayonnaise dressed seafood salad is a classic. Here it is served in a bread bowl.

Total: 25 mins

How to Make Crab Salad

Knowing how to make a crab salad sandwich is what sets apart a gourmand from a run-of-the-mill cook. Anyone can whip up a tuna melt or a ham and cheese sub, but a crab salad is a lunch that is equally suited to a damask tablecloth or a picnic basket.

Crab and Avocado Salad

Atkins - Phase 1

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Total: 20 mins

Seafood Salad

Family Circle

Curried Crab Salad

Heart-Healthy Living
Total: 20 mins

Crab, Avocado and Asparagus Salad

Food & Wine

This mix of greens including asparagus, a source of folate and vitamin K makes this crab salad ultranutritious.

Total: 45 mins

Italian Seafood Salad

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 40 mins

Thai Crab-and-Green-Mango Salad

Food & Wine

To create completely satisfying dishes, Thai cooks aim for a mix of sweet, salty, sour and bitter flavors. In his salad, chef Laurent Tourondel of the BLT Steak empire achieves that alluring combination by tossing tart green mango with cucumbers, a myriad of fresh herbs, a vibrant Thai dressing and plenty of delicate, sweet crabmeat.

Total: 1 hr

Dilled Seafood Salad

Taste of the South
Total: 25 mins

Crab, Apple and Watercress Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

Food & Wine

Sweet-tasting lump crab is sold precooked, so it's perfect for a fast meal. Melissa Rubel Jacobson uses it here in a crunchy salad that gets a double dose of nutty flavor from walnuts and walnut oil.

Total: 20 mins

Cooking with Crab: Delectable Soups, Appetizers and Main Dishes

Feeling crabby? That's a good thing! Try some of our favorite dips, appetizers, and main dishes to enjoy crab at home while it's in season.

Crab Cakes: Make the Takeout

It's crab season! From Alaska king crab to California Dungeness crab, it's prime time now for crab lovers (the West Coast season peaks from now through January). You may be tempted to call your favorite seafood joint and get some crab cakes to go. But a lot of restaurants pad their crab cakes with bread crumbs, making it more of a bread cake.

How to Make Crabmeat Salad Sandwiches

Set aside the tuna, and learn how to make crabmeat salad sandwiches. Artichoke adds a pleasantly surprising twist to the classic sandwich, and a new layer of flavor.

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