Poor Man's Ceviche


This is a quick and delicious appetizer/dip dish. I promise most guests will enjoy it. You can add Tapatio® hot sauce or cayenne for a more spicy taste.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
5 servings


  • 1 pound imitation crabmeat, flaked

  • 3 Roma (plum) tomatoes, diced

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 serrano chile peppers, chopped

  • 1 green onion, chopped

  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice, or more to taste

  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Mix imitation crabmeat, tomatoes, cilantro, serrano chiles, and green onion together in a large bowl. Pour lime juice over the crabmeat mixture and gently mix; season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

105 Calories
1g Fat
19g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 769mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 19mg 94%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 253mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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