Mediterranean Style King Crab Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Wine Pairings

Crab salad is a quick and easy way to please a crowd, especially when it's too hot to cook.

Ingredients

  • Herbed Lemon Garlic Mayonnaise King Crab Topping1 8 oz. container king crab meat, segmented into desired sized pieces
  • 1/4 c. mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
  • 1 tbsp. sundried tomatoes, packed in oil, sliced
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced or 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. dried basil or 1 tsp. fresh leaves, chiffonade
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • Salad base2 Tbsp. red onion slivers
  • 1 Tbsp. sliced pimento stuffed green olives
  • 2 Tbsp. sliced black olives
  • 1 c. baby field greens or spring mix
  • 1 c. romaine, chopped
  • Garnish1 roasted red pepper, sliced into julienne strips
  • 2 pum tomatoes, quartered

Directions

  • In medium bowl, blend all dressing ingredients together, except crab meat. Fold in crab meat.
  • Chill 1 hour or until ready to serve.
  • In medium mixing bowl, mix all salad base ingredients together.
  • Mound c. salad base onto plate. Top with approx. 1/3 c. portion crab salad. Garnish each plate with julienne strips red pepper and 2 quarters plum tomato.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 150
  Calories from Fat 61 (41%)
(11%)Total Fat 7g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(16%)Cholesterol 48mg
(19%)Sodium 460mg
(14%)Potassium 494mg
Total Carbohydrate 9g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(28%)Protein 14g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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