Kickin Crab Salad Recipe

Kickin Crab Salad Recipe

If you want a yummy crab salad that’s super easy, try the Kickin Crab Salad Recipe. It’s fresh crab mixed with a spicy kick that tastes awesome. 

This salad is simple and tasty for any time. In this blog, I’ll show you how to make a yummy Kickin Crab Salad.

What Does Kickin Crab Salad Taste Like?

Kickin Crab Salad is like a party in your mouth! It’s a mix of sweet and savoury with a little spice. The crab is tender and tastes like the sea. 

It’s perfect with the tangy, spicy sauce. It’s great on hot days or when you want something light and good.

When Did I First Try Kickin Crab Salad?

I first had Kickin Crab Salad at a beach seafood festival. I smelled the yummy seafood and saw a stall that said, “Kickin Crab Salad – Delicious Seafood!” I was curious and got a plate. 

From the first bite, I loved it! The crab and zesty sauce tasted amazing. Now, I make it at home all the time.

Ingredients To Make Kickin Crab Salad

  • Mayonnaise = ½ cup
  • Ranch dressing (prepared) = ¼ cup 
  • Lemon juice (fresh) = 2 teaspoons
  • Seafood seasoning(Old Bay) = ½ teaspoon
  • Lemon pepper = ½ teaspoon
  • Garlic salt = ½ teaspoon
  • Red bell pepper (diced) = ¼ cup 
  • Green pepper (diced) = ¼ cup 
  • Green onions (finely chopped) = 2 
  • Rib Celery (finely diced) = 1
  • Some spicy mayo dashes
  • Shell-free jumbo lump crab meat = 1 pound

How To Make Kickin Crab Salad

Step By Step Instructions:

Step 1

In a bowl, mix mayo, Ranch, lemon juice, seasonings, and garlic salt.

Step 2

Add peppers, onions, and celery.

Step 3

Carefully add crab meat, adjust hot sauce.

Step 4

Chill for 4 hours. Serve with crackers, crostini, or as lettuce wraps.

FAQs

Can I use canned crab for this salad?

Yes, canned crab works fine if you can’t get fresh crab.

Is Kickin Crab Salad very spicy?

You can make it less spicy if you don’t like heat. Just use less sauce.

Can I make it ahead for a party?

Sure, prepare the crab and sauce early, but mix the salad right before serving for freshness.

Recipe Tips

  • Use lump crab meat for the best taste.
  • Adjust spiciness by using more or less sauce.
  • Chill the salad for 2 hours before serving for better flavour.

Delicious Sides To Eat With Kickin Crab Salad

  • Corn on the Cob: Sweet corn is perfect with the spicy salad.
  • Garlic Bread: It’s great for scooping up extra sauce.
  • French Fries: Crunchy fries contrast nicely with the salad.
  • Green Salad: A light, fresh salad complements the dish.
  • Fruit Salad: A fruity salad balances the crab’s heat.

Storage Tips

  • If you have leftovers (which is rare because it’s so tasty), keep Kickin Crab Salad in the fridge in a sealed container. Eat it within a day or two to enjoy its freshness.

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Conclusion

In the world of seafood salads, Kickin Crab Salad is a real treat. It blends tender crab with a zesty, spicy kick that’s hard to resist. Whether you try it at a beach festival or make it at home, this salad will make you want more. So go ahead, make a batch, and enjoy the ocean’s flavours with a kick!

Kickin Crab Salad Recipe

Kickin Crab Salad Recipe

If you want a yummy crab salad that's super easy, try the Kickin Crab Salad Recipe.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 234 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Ranch dressing (prepared)  
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice (fresh)
  • ½ teaspoon Seafood seasoning(Old Bay)
  • ½ teaspoon Lemon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic salt
  • ¼ cup Red bell pepper (diced)
  • ¼ cup Green pepper (diced)
  • 2 Green onions (finely chopped)  
  • 1 Rib Celery (finely diced)
  • Some spicy mayo dashes
  • 1 pound Shell-free jumbo lump crab meat

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, mix mayo, Ranch, lemon juice, seasonings, and garlic salt.
  • Add peppers, onions, and celery.
  • Carefully add crab meat, adjust hot sauce.
  • Chill for 4 hours. Serve with crackers, crostini, or as lettuce wraps.
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