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Crab Salad

Squire Fox
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 4 mins
Cool time 10 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Yield Makes 8 servings
This two-step seafood recipe is a crowd pleaser for showers, luncheons, or casual family gatherings. Offer serving suggetions to your guests, like enjoying a scoop over a bed of greens or in a hearty roll.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup finely diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 pound fresh lump crabmeat, drained and picked
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and next 4 ingredients; sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Let cool 10 minutes or to room temperature.

  2. Place crabmeat and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add cooled vegetables; gently toss to combine. Cover and chill.