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Crab Seafood Wraps or Lettuce Cups ~ Waldorf Salad-style Sandwiches for an Elegant Lunch or Dinner

Updated on February 23, 2019
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Crab Salad is Best for a Summer Meal, but Enjoyable All Year

A favorite summer time recipe created with Waldorf Salad as the inspiration. Perfect for hot summer afternoons or evenings when it is too hot to cook. This recipe doesn't even get near a heat source.

Even without the optional pepper and celery, this is a a great crab salad, with immense flavor, savory sweet with a wonderful crunch from the carrots and walnuts.

This seafood salad is easily adaptable with any wrap, pita, pop over, or any bread selection. The crab in this Waldorf salad recipe base can also be replaced by precooked chicken, turkey, ham salad, tuna, shrimp, or even lobster.

Yes, this recipe uses imitation crab meat. To be honest, I started making this recipe with it because the cost was affordable. Now I use imitation crab meat exclusively because the texture works better than real crabmeat that shreds significantly. If you are looking for a mild flavored, shredded crab salad, this is NOT it.


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There are So Many Flavor Options for Waldorf Salad

Which is, or will be, Your Favorite Waldorf salad?

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Tips for Making the Best Sandwich Salads

Make salads in the morning, or even better, the night before. Like Lasagna and Pizza, the flavors intensify with time in the refrigerator.

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Optional toppings: sunflower seeds or almonds, lettuce or spinach. onion, chili peppers or pimentoes. If you like an ingredient, give it a try in a spoonful of the salad. If it doesn't work you can always remove it.

Crab Salad Cook and Preparation Time

Prep time: 30 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 4

Crab Waldorf Salad Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Imitation Crab
  • 1/2 cup Seedless grapes, Cut in half
  • 1/4 c Onion, Minced
  • 1/4 c Onion, Minced
  • 1/4 c Walnuts, Chopped
  • 1/4 c Mayonnaise, Chopped small
  • 1/4 c Green and/or Red Peppers, Optional - chopped small
  • 1/4 c Celery, Optional - chopped small
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 small or 6-8 babycut Carrots, Chopped small
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper, *Start at 1/4 tsp, then to taste
  • 1/4 c Sour cream

Crab Salad Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to bowl and fold in until well mixed.
  2. Add lettuce to a wrap, croissant roll, or a popover from the Recipe link below. Even better just wrap the salad in a lettuce cup. Enjoy!

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Crab Salad Bread Options are Only Limited by Your Imagination

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