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Russian Rice and Crab Salad

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A classic Russian salad with rice, corn, imitation crab, hard-boiled eggs, and pickles served with garlicky mayonnaise and dill. A great way to use up leftover rice."
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4 h 35 m servings 199
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Bring water and rice to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and water has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and cool for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Combine cooked and cooled rice, corn, imitation crab, eggs, onion, and cornichons in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Stir together mayonnaise and garlic in a small bowl; pour over salad. Mix well. Sprinkle with chopped dill.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 199 calories; 7.5 27 7.4 112 471 Full nutrition

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My step mother is belarusian, and she used to make this all the time growing up. I really like this recipe, but my husband is not big on mayo and does not usually eat much of it.