Crab Salad

Toss a crab salad made with fresh lump crab or imitation-crab seafood products. From creamy mayonnaise-based salads to dishes starting with crispy greens, these easy crab salad recipes are the best you'll find of crab concoctions.

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Herbed Crab Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Open-Face Crab Ciabatta

Better Homes and Gardens

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

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

Chile-Lime Crab Salad with Tomato and Avocado

Food & Wine

The mix of fresh crab, avocado and juicy heirloom tomatoes here is a classic combination. But Sue Zemanick makes it seem new by tossing the salad with a vibrant, spicy dressing spiked with jalapeno.

Total: 30 mins

Seafood Salad

Family Circle

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.

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

Seafood Louis Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Using low-fat cottage cheese and skim milk, instead of the traditional mayonnaise and whipping cream, makes this classic salad a low-fat wonder.

Total: 30 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

Crab Corn and Avocado Salad with Ancho Chile Vinaigrette

Better Homes and Gardens

Scoop up this fresh summer salad with crunchy baked tortillas or store-bought chips.

Curried Crab Salad

Heart-Healthy Living
Total: 20 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

Italian Seafood Salad

Atkins - Phase 2

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Total: 40 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

Crab, Avocado and Watercress Sandwiches

Midwest Living

Serve these fresh crab salad sandwiches as an appetizer or serve them with fruit to make a light meal.

Total: 30 mins
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