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crab salad

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Rainn Thomas
Akron, OH

I love crab but usually hate it in salads, then my mother made this. I ask her to make it whenever she can because it is that good.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 20 Min
cook time 5 Hr
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For crab salad

  • 1 pkg
    crab meat, imitation
  • 1/8 c
    vidalia onion, diced
  • 1 box
    shells, pasta
  • 1 1/2 - 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • poppy seeds
  • mayonnaise (or salad dressing)

How To Make crab salad

  • 1
    Prepare pasta as directed.
  • 2
    In a bowl combine crab, pasta, onion, lemon juice and mayonnaise (salad dressing) and mix well.
  • 3
    Sprinkle with poppy seeds and mix again to distribute.
  • 4
    Chill one hour, add more mayonnaise (if desired or salad seems dry) and chill another 3-4 hours.
  • 5
    Salt & Pepper to taste then serve cold.