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Creamy Mock Crab Salad


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Creamy Mock Crab Salad

This is also delicious on challah rolls, kaiser rolls, or your favorite sandwich bread.


  • Ready Time : 0 min



  • 1 pound imitation crabmeat
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1 cup Gefen Regular or Lite Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup capers, drained
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 challah rolls, split


In a large bowl, shred imitation crabmeat. Add celery, onions, dill, mayonnaise, capers, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Gently toss together.

Toast rolls in toaster oven or under broiler or on grill.

Spoon salad onto rolls. Serve sandwiches on individual plates with Oven-Roasted Balsamic Tomatoes.


About Jamie Geller


Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Now the "Queen of Kosher" (CBS) and the "Jewish Rachael Ray" (New York Times), she's the creative force behind JoyofKosher.com and "Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller" magazine . Jamie and her hubby live in Israel with their five busy kids who give her plenty of reasons to get out of the kitchen - quickly. Check out her new book, "Joy of Kosher: Fast, Fresh Family Recipes."




12 Responses to Creamy Mock Crab Salad

  1. i actually have 1 package of fake lobster that i brought back from the US, would this recipe work with that? and if so they will probably be amazing kosher lobster rolls!

  2. yes! great idea! for sure try it and let us know

    • avatar says: RDJCOCO

      this is my new favorite salad. I actually served it in wraps that I cut in half. yummy…a little salty so challah or bread absorbes the juice nicely.

      • YAY I am so happy – love the wraps idea and of course you can always pull down the amount of salt :-)

  3. Be careful…most imitation crab meat, still contains products from crabs..

    • As long as you buy the ones that are certified kosher you won’t have a problem. Most kosher markets have it.

  4. avatar says: ruthakb

    How do you make mock crabmeat? It is unavailable in Israel.

  5. avatar says: B-weiss

    This is one of the most popular dishes on my Shabbos tish, My Mom adds in cilantro.

    • WOW WOW WOW and YAY YAY YAY! Thanks so much for letting me know!! As a salad (for Shabbos first course!) is actually my preferred way to serve this recipe. So glad you and your momma agree!!!

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