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Seafood Salad Recipe

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This easy seafood salad recipe is quick to make and perfect for lunches or even a light dinner. You can serve it with lettuce wraps for an and delicious meal.

The great thing about seafood salad like this is that you don’t have to do any cooking! If you are sick of heating up the house with the oven or the stove or if you just don’t have the time to cook this quick and easy meal is a great choice.

Make sure you try out this delicious crab salad that the whole family will love. It’s simple, light, and flavorful. It’s also pretty easy to keep these ingredients on hand so you can whip up a batch for lunches at the office, etc.

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Imitation crab salad is a healthier alternative to traditional crab salad. It is perfect for lunches or dinners. The salad is high in protein and low in calories, making it a great option for those looking to lose weight or maintain their weight.

The salad is also a good source of essential nutrients, including vitamin B12, selenium, and phosphorus.

What to serve with seafood salad:

You can serve this seafood salad with some other choices. We like lettuce wraps but of course you can use whatever you have on hand or whatever you are in the mood for! If you provide a variety the whole family can choose what they like best and you have even less work to do.

  • Lettuce wraps
  • Crackers
  • Bread
  • Vegetables

This seafood salad recipe is healthy and delicious. Try it for your next lunch or dinner!

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What can I add to my seafood salad?

We’re giving you the base recipe here but you should feel free to spice this recipe up with even more delicious additives. Things like shrimp, salmon, avocado, and even pickled red onion can make a great addition to this salad recipe.

It’s an easy and flexible dish that you can definitely customize to suit your preferences and tastes. If you have picky eaters in the house you can always adjust the recipe to suit their preferences too. Or make a small portion that only includes the base ingredients and allow everyone else to add their favorites to their wraps!

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Is seafood salad healthy?

If you’re looking for a seafood salad recipe that’s both healthy and delicious, look no further! This seafood salad is packed with nutritious ingredients like shrimp, salmon, and avocado, and is perfect for a summertime lunch or dinner.

Not only is seafood salad a healthy option, but it’s also a great way to get your daily dose of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are essential for heart health, cognitive function, and joint pain relief. So not only will this seafood salad taste good, but it will also help keep you healthy!

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What are the ingredients for an Easy Seafood Salad Recipe?

This recipe uses mayonnaise, lemon juice, paprika, dried dill, salt/pepper, crab or imitation crab, diced red onion or green onions, and celery. 

That’s all it takes to whip up a batch of this easy seafood salad. It’s a great imitation crab recipe that you can definitely make with a more quality crabmeat if you find some on sale or want to splurge!

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Here are some kitchen essentials that I like to have on hand when making recipes like this for meal prep:

Making healthy meals is a breeze with these kitchen essentials. Keeping things like this on hand makes my life so much easier in the kitchen.

Some things that are great to have on hand when prepping meals like this is a cutting board, sharp knives, and storage containers.

You can also benefit from a good non-stick skillet, a kitchen scale, measuring cups, and this awesome strainer tool!

A finished lettuce wrap filled with seafood salad

How to make easy crab salad:

In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice and seasonings. Adjust to personal taste.

Chop the crab and add to the bowl. Stir to coat completely.

Add the diced red onion and celery and stir to incorporate.

finished seafood salad ready to eat

Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serve plain or on butter lettuce.

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Looking for more delicious recipes to try?

Here are some other easy meals that we think you will enjoy. Be sure to check them out and give them a try. These are awesome meals that the whole family will enjoy together. You can whip them up in a flash which is great on those busy weeknights when you don’t have long to spend in the kitchen before everyone is begging for dinner to be ready!!

a look at the seafood salad lettuce wraps ready to serve

Printable Seafood Salad Recipe:

Yield: 2 Servings

Easy Seafood Salad Recipe

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This easy seafood salad recipe is quick to make and perfect for lunches or even a light dinner. You can serve it with lettuce wraps for an and delicious meal.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice, or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Dill Weed
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1lb Crab or Imitation Crab
  • 1/4 cup Diced Red Onion (can use green onions)
  • 2 Stalks Celery, diced

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice and seasonings.
  2. Adjust to personal taste.
  3. Chop the crab and add to the bowl. Stir to coat completely.
  4. Add the diced red onion and celery and stir to incorporate.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. Serve plain or on butter lettuce.

Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Serving Size

3 oz

Amount Per Serving Calories 629Total Fat 43gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 35gCholesterol 252mgSodium 1656mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 2gSugar 5gProtein 45g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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