Surimi "Crab" & Cucumber Salad Recipe

Surimi "Crab" & Cucumber Salad


  • 4 pcs. Surimi a.k.a imitation crab. (Use real crab if you're a high roller)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • finger-length cucumber portion, sliced thin


  • 2 tbsp. mustard
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 piece dried chili, chopped (how spicy do ya want it?)
  • 2 tbsp. ginger, peeled + chopped
  • 2 tbsp. + 1 tsp. grapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp. + 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt

How to make Surimi "Crab" & Cucumber Salad

This is a cold salad that works well as a small starter. Crunchy & soft. Sweet & spicy.

  • For the surimi/crab

    1. Put surimi/crab in a bowl over ice.
    2. Drizzle with olive oil.
    3. Season with salt
  • For the sauce

    1. Put everything, except the oils, in a blender and puree until smooth.
    2. In a bowl, slowly add the oils into the paste while mixing.
  • To serve

    1. Gently season surimi/crab and cucumber with olive oil and salt
    2. Spread thin layer of sauce on the bottom of a cold bowl.
    3. Arrange salad on top.
  • winnie
    winnie says

    Cooking simple is the best! Why spent more time in the kitchen than enjoying your food~ Nice presentation!

  • roberutsu
    roberutsu says

    thanks! it's a form of compensation. haha. Cooking is still a little intimidating, so I'm in and out.

  • satellite
    satellite says

    this looks refreshing. i got some surimi crab in the fridge and i'm gona try this.

  • Judy
    Judy says

    cute little plate too!

  • badkitty
    badkitty says

    Impressive :-) Extremely pleasing to the eye, great photos! More please!

  • zelciia
    zelciia says


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