Crab Salad Recipe

Crab Salad
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: | Makes: About 1 1/2 cups

Whether you’re using Maryland blue, West Coast Dungeness, or Florida stone in your crab salad, the sweetness of the crabmeat enjoys a little savory embellishment. Get fancy with your salad and go the route of a tuna melt, or take a lighter approach and serve this atop salad greens.

This recipe was featured as part of our Picnic Sandwiches and Soups recipe slideshow.

  • 8 ounces lump crabmeat, picked over for shells
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh chives
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco
Place all of the ingredients in a medium bowl and stir until combined.