Crab Salad 4 A Crowd

Crab Salad 4 A Crowd Recipe

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Mrs. Michael J. Lively


i received this recipe from The Best Man at our wedding 30 years ago =) Thank you Gary. My best friend on the planet always asks did you follow the recipe? And my reply is always kind of =) This recipe is no exception. i don't think i've ever met a recipe i didn't tweak. So i pray no one out there will take offense @ my tweaking nature....


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a crowd i take it to pitch-ins, picnics, Hubby's work feeds and camp outs =)
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1 large
loaf of whole grain white bread
1 c
butter, softened
1 large
sweet onion
eggs, hard boiled, cooled, peeled and dried
3 c
mayo, made w/olive oil
2 11oz can(s)
crab from costco or 4 small cans
2 c
celery, chopped
2 Tbsp
johnny salt
1 tsp
fine ground pepper

How to Make Crab Salad 4 A Crowd


  • 1Soften butter so when you spread it, it doesn't tear the bread [2 seconds @ a time on high in your micro should do it (not melted)]. Lightly butter both sides of bread, stack in 2 stacks on wax paper. Do not butter heels. Trim the crust from stacks. Cut stacks into cubes and put in a very large bowl.
  • 2Chop onion and add to bread.
  • 3Dice eggs and add to bread. Mix well w/a large slotted folding spoon. Cover tightly, refrigerate over night.
  • 4Mix, Mayo, Johnny salt, pepper, cleaned, dried and chopped celery and crab. Cover tightly, refrigerate overnight. About an hour before you are serving the salad combine the the mayo mix w/the bread mix.

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About Crab Salad 4 A Crowd

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American

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