Vidalia Onion and Lump Blue Crab Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 2 hr
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup white wine vinegar

1/4 cup sugar

Pinch salt

Pinch pepper

1 medium Vidalia or other sweet onion, thinly sliced

1 medium cucumber, peeled. seeded and thinly sliced

1 medium tomato, diced

1 medium yellow tomato, diced

1 pound fresh lump blue crabmeat, picked clean of shells

1/4 cup virgin olive oil

4 green onions, thinly sliced

4 large basil leaves, chopped

Lettuce, for serving, optional


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Add the Vidalia onion and cucumber. Marinate for 1 to 2 hours at room temperature.
  2. To the bowl, add the tomatoes, crabmeat, olive oil, green onions, and basil. Toss gently. Serve on a bed of lettuce or drain slightly and serve "naked".