crab salad recipe - how to make crab salad

Crab Salad Recipe With Imitation Crab Or Canned Crab Meat

This crab salad recipe is extremely easy to make and uses just 4 ingredients – crab, onion, egg and mayo!  You can use imitation crab sticks or canned crab – this crab salad is so yummy, you’ll love it!

Easy Crab Salad Recipe With Imitation Crab Or Canned Crab Meat |

This crab salad is really tasty – seafood lovers go crazy over it!  Tasty crab pieces are combined with crunchy onion and chopped egg, then dressed with mayo – delicious!  You can have this salad by itself, serve it with crackers as an appetizer or put it between two slices of bread to make a yummy crab salad sandwich!

For this crab salad, you can use real crab meat from a can or imitation crab sticks.  Imitation crab is a perfect money-saving solution – since the crab is mixed with so many other ingredients, you can’t really tell any difference in this salad between imitation and real crab.  For the crab salad that won’t break your budget, use imitation crab :)

With every bite, you’ll taste delicious crab, zippy onion and smooth egg – it’s a perfect combo!

How To Make Crab Salad

Crab Salad Recipe With Imitation Crab Or Canned Crab Meat
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This easy crab salad recipe is very easy to make and only requires 4 ingredients - crab meat, eggs, onion and mayo! You can use the imitation crab or canned crab meat - this crab salad tastes amazing!
Recipe type: Seafood
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • 8 oz imitation crab meat or canned crab meat
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 onion
  • ½ cup mayo
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Peel and chop the eggs.
  2. Finely chop the onion.
  3. Chop the crab meat.
  4. Put chopped crab, eggs and onion in a bowl. Add mayo and mix until combined.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Enjoy this yummy crab salad!  My favorite way of eating this salad is making a crab salad sandwich.

Here’s the picture of a crab salad sandwich – I put this delicious salad on a soft bun.

Crab Salad Sandwich - easy recipe using imitation crab meat

Tender bread on the outside, yummy crab on the inside – digging into this sandwich is so enjoyable!  Looking for another tasty recipe to make with the crab? Check out california rolls recipe – yes, making them yourself is pretty easy!  And also, you’ll love my easy crab cakes recipe – these crab cakes are sooo yummy and they don’t fall apart!


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