Spicy Crab Salad Recipe
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Spicy Crab Salad Recipe

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My creamy crab salad gets a boost of heat from Sriracha and a tangy touch from lime. It’s ready fast, leaving me more time with guests. —Patti Lavell, Islamorada, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley or cilantro
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons Sriracha Asian hot chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups lump crabmeat (about 10 ounces)
  • Sliced multigrain bread, optional
  • Lime wedges, optional

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup (calculated without bread): 196 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 748mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 12g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients; gently stir in crab. If desired, spread over bread. Serve with lime wedges if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Crab Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2015

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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veggiemama User ID: 4640590 241923
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2016

"This is good. It's more of an appetizer/dip than a salad, but my husband and I enjoyed it."

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