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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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.

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

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.

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

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, 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

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.

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.

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