Cooking crab in its natural form requires a lot of patience. If you like the taste of seafood, but you don't like it to cut, and cured meats will suit you perfectly. In canned seafood is great for adding to many dishes. Regardless of what ingredients you want to use with it, there are General guidelines on how to prepare a salad with natural crab meat.

As the processing of canned crab

Drain the crab meat by placing it in a sieve. Rinse the seafood under the faucet to remove excess salt, and then wipe it with your fingers to remove accidentally caught in the cans of the sink.

Salad recipes with crab usually require the addition of components such as mayonnaise and lemon juice. You should know that crab meat contains only 104 calories, and the nutritional value of a salad depends on the recipe you follow. Because this seafood is low-fat and low-calorie, you can cook him a healthy snack.

What kind of salad with natural crab can be prepared

You can add crab to any salad, which traditionally used crab sticks (replacing them with natural seafood). In addition, an interesting solution can be crab salad with cottage cheese. For its preparation you will need:

-1/2 Cup cottage cheese;
-1/4 Cup sour cream;
-1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard;
-1/8 teaspoon garlic powder;
-1/8 teaspoon black pepper;
-250 grams of crab meat, chopped
-1/4 Cup celery, chopped;
-1/4 Cup sweet onion, chopped
- lettuce;
-1 tomato, cut into wedges.

In a bowl mix the cheese, sour cream, mustard, garlic powder and pepper. Mix well and gradually add the crab, celery and onion. Serve on a plate, covered with a green salad with wedges of tomato around the edges.

Another interesting option – spicy crab salad, which should serve spread on crackers. For this, you will need:

-1 Cup sour cream;
-1/2 Cup chopped green chili peppers;
-1/2 Cup onion, finely chopped;
-1/4 Cup fresh cilantro;
-2 tablespoons of lime juice;
-1/2 teaspoon salt;
-400 grams of crab meat.

Mix sour cream, green Chile, onion, cilantro, lime juice and salt, add the crab meat and mix well. Refrigerate for 1 hour in the refrigerator and then spread on crackers and serve.