Crab Salad

Crab Salad Recipe

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Rainn Thomas


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 vote
20 Min
5 Hr


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


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

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About Crab Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads, Other Salads