Marinated Crab Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 4 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 4 hr
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 cup olive oil

1 cup red wine vinegar

2 large garlic cloves, minced

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup chopped parsley, leaves

1/4 cup chopped fresh tarragon

1/2 pound cooked lump or back fin crabmeat

1/2 pound cooked special crabmeat

6 cups mixed greens

4 to 6 lemon wedges


  1. In a non-reactive bowl combine the oil, vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper, parsley, and tarragon. Add the crab and place in the refrigerator. Toss every hour for 4 hours.
  2. Serve on a bed of mixed greens and squeeze a lemon wedge over right before eating.