Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is NOT a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"You cannot teach a crab to walk straight."
-Aristophanes, Greek playwright

The refrigerator light goes on...

I love tacos and these Crab Salad Tacos are fantastic for a hot summer day when you don't really want to cook.


Crab Salad Tacos

Servings: 2 | Serving size: 3 tacos

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe does not make very good leftovers. Cooking time does not include chilling time.

1 small shallot (minced)
1/2 medium poblano pepper (seeded and diced)
1 large rib celery (diced)
8 ounces lump crabmeat
1/2 lime (juiced)
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/8 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
6 corn taco shells
3 leaves iceberg lettuce (chopped)
1 medium tomato (chopped)

Fold together the shallot, poblano, celery, crabmeet, olive oil, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Chill.

When ready to serve, place the crab mixture in the taco shells. Add the lettuce and tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 3 tacos

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 385 Calories from Fat 145
% Daily Value
Total Fat 16g 25%
    Saturated Fat 3g 15%
    Monounsaturated Fat 10g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 652mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
    Sugars 4g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 89%
Calcium 18% Iron 15%
Vitamin K 27 mcg Potassium 883 mg
Magnesium 94 mg