recipe for a Carab Salad

Carab Salad Recipe

A refreshing and vibrant Carab Salad that combines fresh crab meat with a mix of vegetables and a zesty dressing, perfect for a light lunch or a starter.


  • Salad:
  • 1 lb (450g) fresh crab meat, picked over for shells
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Mixed salad greens (arugula, spinach, or your favorite mix)
  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the Dressing:
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, lime juice, honey (or agave syrup), Dijon mustard, and minced garlic until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  1. Assemble the Salad:
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the crab meat, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, avocado, red onion, cilantro, and parsley.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and gently toss to combine, ensuring the crab meat and vegetables are well coated with the dressing.
  1. Serve:
  • On individual serving plates, arrange a bed of mixed salad greens.
  • Spoon the crab salad mixture on top of the greens.
  • Garnish with additional cilantro or parsley if desired.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

This Carab Salad is light, flavorful, and perfect for any occasion. The combination of fresh crab meat with the crisp vegetables and tangy dressing makes it a delightful dish. Enjoy!

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