Crab is part of seafood that contains many health benefits for our bodies. What one of the biggest role crabs can provide to our body is phosphorus which can help to promote the health of our bones. Besides, it also can prevent you from the risk of osteoporosis. The omega-3 fatty acids included in crab is also good for balancing your cholesterol level. Thus, it can impact the health of your heart along with preventing it from the risk of heart attack and stroke. Here, you can cook the crab into a fresh and healthy dish which is combined with a salad. In making this dish, it is recommended for you to use the real crab meat. However, the recipe below uses imitation crab meat which is usually referred as krab. Though it is not originally from the real fresh crab, it is still part of seafood since it is made from a ground whitefish meat named Surimi. It is bound with a starch so that it will look like a crab leg. If you want to know more about how to make the Crab Salad, then follow the recipe below until the end.
How to make Crab Salad (Seafood Salad)
To combine this salad, you only need 5 minutes, and then the rest will be the time to cool the salad so that it will taste much better when you serve it. Now, read and follow the instructions below to serve around four serving portions.
- 450 gr of imitation crab meat
- minced shallots or you may use red onion if you want
- 100 gr of mayonnaise
- 100 gr of minced celery
- A half teaspoon of paprika
- A half teaspoon of dill
- Kosher salt and black pepper as the seasoning
1To start, you need to prepare a large bowl that is filled with all of the ingredients, like crab meat, minced shallots or onions, mayonnaise, minced celery, paprika, and dill. Make sure you also add the salt and pepper to taste. Then, stir these ingredients until they are completely mixed. Put the bowl in the refrigerator for around an hour, and then you can serve this crab salad (seafood salad).
2There are various of ways to serve and enjoy your Crab Salad. Hoagie roll is one of it. You may toast it first and then add the lettuce and salad in it. Thus, it will be a super healthy dish for lunch. If you love pasta, then you also may combine this salad with the cooled shaped pasta. Pick one you like the most and enjoy the fresh and yummy Crab Salad that you can easily make at home.