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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


  • 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


  • 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 each: 329 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

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