Crab Salad

Crab Salad Recipe

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Rainn Thomas

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@crymsynrainn

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Hr
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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.

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About Crab Salad

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




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