Take advantage of being at the beach or bringing crabs from there to make this light and delicious salad!


  • ½ kg of frozen crab meat or
  • 18 fresh crabs
  • Cleaned lettuce leaves
  • Yellow and red pepper strips
  • 3 boiled eggs
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • red orange
  • Avocado (optional)
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • Worcestershire sauce to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

Preparation Mode

  1. Using the frozen crab, place them in a pan with salt and pepper.
  2. Cover the pan so they cook in their own juice.
  3. Using fresh crabs, cook in water with salt and pepper.
  4. Remove all edible parts.
  5. Peel and chop the oranges; Collect the juice that escapes during preparation and set aside.
  6. Peel and cut the avocado into wedges, pouring over the lemon juice so they don’t darken.
  7. In a large or individual salad bowl, place the lettuce leaves.
  8. Place the crab meat in the center.
  9. Decorate with peppers, avocado, tomatoes and boiled eggs.
  10. Separately, add the mayonnaise and the juice collected from the oranges.
  11. Season with Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  12. Place in a gravy boat and serve with the salad.

Mom Tips

Red orange is also known by the names: grapefruit, grapefruit, watermelon orange, jamboa, pomegranate orange, pamplemussa.

The chopped orange can also be served with the salad.

Approximate salad yield is 6 servings. Serve it as a starter.

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/salada-de-caranguejo/

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