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Gala Crab Salad Recipe

Gala Crab Salad Recipe

My family thinks this dish is just super, and it looks so nice after it's unmolded. I've substituted shrimp for the crab, and it tastes just as good.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1-1/2 cups cracked crabmeat or coarsely chopped imitation crab
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • Leaf lettuce
  • Fresh parsley, optional
  • Lemon slices or wedges, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the rice, crab, Miracle Whip, green pepper, onion and celery. Pack into a 6-cup mold coated with cooking spray. Chill for 6 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Unmold onto a bed of leaf lettuce. Garnish with parsley and lemon if desired. Yield: 4-6 main-dish or 12-14 side-dish servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 329 calories, 19 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 346 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.