A delightful and nostalgic dish, this Crab Seafood Salad is a childhood favorite that’s both budget-friendly and easy to prepare. The combination of seafood and mayonnaise might sound unusual, but it’s a match made in culinary heaven. Serve it as a standalone salad, in a sandwich, or atop lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Whichever way you choose, it’s bound to be a hit!


  • 1/2 cup celery, minced
  • 1 lb imitation crab (krab) meat
  • 1/2 tsp dill
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 shallot, minced (or red onion as a substitute)


  1. Combine Ingredients: In a large bowl, combine celery, krab meat, dill, mayonnaise, paprika, shallot, kosher salt, and black pepper. Mix gently until all ingredients are well-blended.
  2. Chill: Transfer the salad to the refrigerator and let it chill for at least an hour. This allows the flavors to meld together.
  3. Serve and Enjoy: Once chilled, serve the crab salad as desired. Whether on its own, in a sandwich, or with lettuce and cherry tomatoes, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Relish the flavors of this classic salad and let it transport you back to cherished memories. Enjoy your meal!