Caribbean Crabmeat Salad


Light and refreshing salad. Very exotic blend of flavors.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
4 servings


  • 3 cups uncooked rotini pasta

  • 1 (8 ounce) package imitation crabmeat, flaked

  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned

  • 1 mango - peeled, seeded, and cubed

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

  • 1 teaspoon lime zest

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and rinse under cold water.

  2. Place pasta, crabmeat, red pepper, mango, cilantro and jalapeno in a large bowl and set aside.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime zest, lime juice, olive oil, honey, cumin, ginger and salt. Pour over salad, toss to coat and let sit in refrigerator for at least one hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
8g Fat
50g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 629mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 58mg 292%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 234mg 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.