Portuguese Crab Salad (Salada de Caranguejo)

Portuguese Crab Salad (salada De Caranguejo) Recipe

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Great summer recipe as an appetizer or a light lunch. The original called for 1 tablespoon cayenne, which I assume was a type. Use however much you are comfortable with.


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1 lb
fresh crab meat
hard boiled eggs, chopped
1 Tbsp
finely chopped fresh parsley
1/3 c
1/4 c
1 Tbsp
prepared mustard
2 Tbsp
port wine
1 tsp
cayenne pepper (or to taste)
salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Portuguese Crab Salad (Salada de Caranguejo)


  • 1Mix the crab, eggs, and parsley in a bowl, add a little salt and toss.
  • 2In a separate bowl and mix the mayonnaise, cream, mustard, Port wine, cayenne and black pepper until the are all combined well.
  • 3Pour the mayonnaise mixture into the bowl with the crab and gently mix the ingredients. Refrigerate overnight.
  • 4Serve on a bed of fresh lettuce.

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About Portuguese Crab Salad (Salada de Caranguejo)

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Portugese

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