Imitation Crab and Egg Salad

Try making your egg salad with crab meat
Imitation Crab and Egg Salad

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Add imitation crab meat to your next egg salad recipe. It makes a terrific lunch option.


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 Pound imitation crab meat, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 Cup mayo
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 6 slices of white bread, toasted


Cover eggs in a pot with cold water and bring to a boil. Cook the eggs on medium heat for 10 minutes and remove from water. Peel, roughly chop the eggs. Set aside to cool.

In a bowl combine the eggs, crab meat, onion, pepper, celery, and mayo and combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Scoop crab mixture onto white slices of bread and serve.

Imitation Crab Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Imitation Crab Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Imitation crab is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.

Imitation Crab Wine Pairing

Most white wines (especially albariño) and rosé with most fish dishes. Muscadet, sancerre, or New Zealand sauvignon blanc with cold fish dishes; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, or pinot blanc with grilled or roasted fish; sauvignon blanc or gewürztraminer with baked fish; grüner veltliner with fish pâté; vintage or non-vintage champagne or sparkling wine with light fish dishes; fino or manzanilla with small fried fish; junmai, junmai-ginjo, or junmai-daiginjo with teriyaki fish.