Sushi crab salad recipe

Sushi Crab Salad Recipe

Cultures represent a country’s lifestyle through their own color of beliefs, costumes, and food! That’s why there are a tremendous number of recipes out here to try. Each dish has special ingredients and obviously changes with the environment and surroundings, but which can also be used in many different ways!
The Surimi Salad is usually served to accompany dishes like sushi or rice and can serve the role of either a side or an appetizer. We have outstanding salads at Kae you can enjoy along with your favorite dishes.

Today, we want to share with you this spectacular Sushi Crab Salad Recipe! Follow these instructions to make the best crab salad on the planet!

Ingredients for Sushi Crab Salad:

  • 100g Surimi sticks
  • 100g of Fresh Red Tuna
  • ½ cup of Wakame
  • ½ Red Onion
  • 1 tablespoon of Mustard
  • 3 tablespoons of Mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon of Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons of Sugar
  • ¼ cup of Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of Sesame Seeds (optional)
Cutting ingredient for salad


First, we prepare the dressing and then the salad mix, and bringing them together for an incredible delight.

For the dressing:

  1. Combine mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice and sugar into a bowl
  2. Mix all until it turns into a sauce.
  3. Add a touch of soy sauce, mix, taste, and add more as needed to preference.
  4. Add salt if you prefer (note – soy sauce will already add a salty taste).

For the salad:

  1. Peel, cut red onion into julienne strips.
  2. Cut red tuna into consistent cubes of approximately 1cm x 1cm.
  3. Cut surimi sticks, the star ingredient, into approximately 3cm thick strips.
  4. Add wakame and mix all together
  5. Add the dressing prepared and mix them together.
  6. Toast sesame seeds in a pan for a minute (if preferred), mix or top off on the salad.
  7. Serve in a bowl
Baby and mom preparing salad

The beauty of this japanese crab salad sushi recipe lies not only in its ingredients but also in the way it’s prepared. It’s recommended to cut every ingredient in the sizes mentioned (albeit approximately), as this would really determine the experience of your salad.

The sesame seeds, whether toasted or not, will add a distinct flavor, and can also be used as decoration. It’ll give the salad a crunchy texture in contrast to the other ingredients.
This sushi crab salad recipe is a perfect one for an occasion or to surprise that special someone. It’s great for every reunion!


  1. Try the dressing before mixing it with the salad and make sure all the flavors are to your liking, especially its saltiness. The soy sauce will already be giving it a salty taste but add salt to your liking if you prefer.
  2. Wash and clean every ingredient before cutting as these will not be cooked.
Note: these are the basic ingredients for an outstanding crab salad, but if you wish, you can add more veggies. Let your imagination fly.
Your salad is now ready to serve. Enjoy this beautiful, healthy delight!


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