Orange Crab Salad Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Florida orange juice
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 Florida orange, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper (can substitute any color pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons fresh minced jalapeno or serrano pepper, optional
  • 1 pound lump crabmeat (fresh or frozen)
  • Lettuce leaves (leaf lettuce or spring mix)
  • Ground black pepper
  • Fresh Florida orange segments, if desired

Preparation

Orange Crab Salad Recipe
Step 1:

Whisk together first 5 ingredients to make dressing; set aside.

Step 2:

In large mixing bowl, combine avocado, orange, red onion, red bell pepper, cilantro and jalapeno. Let stand for 30 minutes.

Step 3:

Squeeze all liquid out of crabmeat. Check carefully for any shells. Add crabmeat to salad mixture.

Step 4:

Arrange lettuce on salad plates. Top with crabmeat mixture and reserved dressing.

Step 5:

Season to taste with freshly ground pepper; garnish with orange segments if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size4
Amount per serving
Calories
392
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat22.7g 29%
    • Saturated Fat3.5g 18%
    • Trans Fat.1g
  • Cholesterol88mg 29%
  • Sodium644mg 28%
  • Total Carbohydrate25.8g 9%
    • Total Sugars16.5g 33%
  • Protein24g 48%
  • Vitamin A1374mcg 153%
  • Vitamin C54.9mg 61%
  • Calcium177mg 14%
  • Iron2.2mg 12%
  • Thiamin.3mg 25%
  • Folate165mcg 41%
  • Potassium1070mg 23%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.