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.See Popular Crab Salad Recipes
Try this simple crab salad topping on toasted ciabatta or French bread for lunch.
This appetizer gets it start from purchased crab salad, making it a snap to prepare.
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.
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.
This creamy chili-mayonnaise dressed seafood salad is a classic. Here it is served in a bread bowl.
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.
Using low-fat cottage cheese and skim milk, instead of the traditional mayonnaise and whipping cream, makes this classic salad a low-fat wonder.
This mix of greens including asparagus, a source of folate and vitamin K makes this crab salad ultranutritious.
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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.
Serve these fresh crab salad sandwiches as an appetizer or serve them with fruit to make a light meal.
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.
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