Dungeness Crab Fruit Salad Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time8 Min
Ready In18 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Alaska dungeness crab3 Pound (thawed if necessary)
 Pineapple chunks2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Apples/2 pears2 , cut in to chunks
 Orange1 , sliced halved (peeled)
 Lettuce1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Honey dressing1 Tablespoon
 Lime juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lime juice1 Tablespoon
 Honey1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground ginger1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Lime/Lemon wedges2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 470 Calories from Fat 41

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.2%

Saturated Fat 0.49 g2.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 200.7 mg

Sodium 1035.1 mg43.1%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.1%

Sugars 37.6 g

Protein 60 g120.1%

Vitamin A 30.9% Vitamin C 101.3%

Calcium 19.3% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Lift off back shell of crab. Remove and discard viscera and gills. Rinse crab thoroughly under cool, running water. Break off legs; crack along edges. Cut into serving-sized pieces. Break body section into several pieces.

Micro-cook or steam until thoroughly heated; cool. Remove meat from body. Combine crab meat from body with fruit. Arrange fruit mixture and cracked crab legs on lettuce-lined platter. Serve with Honey Dressing. Garnish with lime wedges.

Honey Dressing: Combine mayonnaise, lime juice, honey and ginger.