New Orleans Style Crabmeat Salad

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Alskann

A flavorful twist to crab salad. Ingredient amounts can be adjusted to suit individual tastes. I usually add extra celery and olives.

Top Review by Dr.JenLeddy

So I made this as a side to take to a New Orleans themed dinner. Everyone who ate it gave it rave reviews, it really showcases the flavor of the crabmeat without overpowering it. I made it exactly to directions except I didn't use any green olives as I dislike them. My grocery store did not have the rotelle pasta so I used mini bow-tie pasta instead.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, crabmeat, onions, celery, olives, green onions, and parsley.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic, cajun seasoning, salt,pepper, and horseradish; whisk to blend.
  3. Pour over the crabmeat mixture.
  4. Toss gently to coat, being careful to not to break up the crabmeat lumps.
  5. Adjust seasoning, to taste.
  6. Refrigerate until well chilled and the crabmeat is marinated at least 2 hours before serving.
  7. Cooking time is chilling time.

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