Alaska Snow Crab Potato Salad Recipe



  1. 1 lb small red-skinned potatoes
  2. 1/4 tsp salt
  3. 1 c. snow crab meat
  4. 3 x scallions, white part only finely minced
  5. 2 Tbsp. finely-minced Italian parsley
  6. 1/4 tsp grated lemon zest
  7. 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  8. 2 tsp fresh lemon juice Freshly-grnd black pepper to taste Shredded iceberg lettuce for garnish Sliced seedless cucumber for garnish


  1. Cut the potatoes, with their skins, in half or possibly quarter them, making roughly 1-inch pcs.
  2. Put the potatoes in a deep pot.
  3. Add in cool water to a depth of 2 inches over the potatoes.
  4. Over high heat, bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to medium-high, and cook till the potatoes are easily pierced with the tip of a knife, about 15 min.
  6. Drain the potatoes and transfer to a mixing bowl.
  7. Add in the crabmeat, scallion, parsley and lemon zest to the potatoes.
  8. Toss with a fork to combine.
  9. Fold in the oil and lemon juice to coat the potatoes.
  10. Season the salad to taste with pepper.
  11. (Note: Snow crab can be salty.
  12. But if you wish, season the salad with additional salt to taste when adding the grnd pepper.)
  13. Serve, mounded on a bed of shredded lettuce, surrounded by sliced cucumbers.
  14. This recipe yields 4 servings.
  15. Comments: Everyone loves sweet snow crab and everyone likes potatoes.
  16. This salad pairs them in a fresh salad brightened with lemon zest.
  17. Serving it in crisp c. of iceberg lettuce to show off its appealing colors.