Crisfield Crab Meat Salad Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6


  • 1 pound lump crab meat
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise, homemade or store bought
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Sprinkling of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 green onions, with tops, thinly sliced
  • 1 small stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1 small pimiento, finely chopped
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, finely chopped
  • 1 small head lettuce, coarsely chopped
  • Paprika
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced
How to cook Crisfield Crab Meat Salad:
  • Throughly blend mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and vinegar in a large bowl.
  • Add green onions, celery, cucumber, pimiento, egg, and crab meat. Toss lightly, but well.
  • Cover tightly and refrigerate crab mixture for 1 hour.
  • Make a bed of torn or chopped lettuce on an attractive serving plate. Toss crab meat lightly before turning onto lettuce.
  • Sprinkle with paprika and parsley and serve.
  • Extra mayonnaise may be served on the side.


The Crisfield Crab Meat Salad recipe easy to prepare and so good!


Crisfield is a city in Somerset County, Maryland, United States, located on the Tangier Sound, an arm of the Chesapeake Bay.

This recipe for Crisfield Crab Meat Salad serves/makes: 4 - 6

The Crisfield Crab Meat Salad recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Crab (more Crab recipes)
Preparation Method: Salad (more Salad recipes)
Cuisine: American (more American recipes)

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